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ONWA Video Series Shares the Voices of Indigenous Women Taking Up Their Leadership Roles

ONWA Video Series Shares the Voices of Indigenous Women Taking Up Their Leadership Roles Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is celebrating Indigenous women during Women’s History Month. Throughout the month of March, ONWA is publishing a video series amplifying the voices of Indigenous women sharing what Women’s History Month means […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2024150 Views

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Category: JusticeText

ONWA Promotes Programming & Supports to Fight Human Trafficking

ONWA Promotes Programming & Supports to Fight Human Trafficking Feb 22, 2024 Thunder Bay, ON – This National Awareness Day for Human Trafficking (February 22), the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) continues to meet the needs of Survivors of Human Trafficking (HT), especially their identified need of creating community safety. ONWA has engaged communities to identify solutions, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2024449 Views

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Category: YouthText

Family Day Creativity Contest for Youth (13-29)

Family Day Creativity Contest for Youth (13-29) Create a design in the medium of your choice (digital, coloured, painted, drawn, or other) Submit a picture of your masterpiece using the submission form Join ONWA’s youth leadership team in celebrating Family Day! Families look different to everyone and ONWA would like to celebrate the ways that […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 2024451 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

Remembering Mona Hardy: A Legacy of Activism and Advocacy

Remembering Mona Hardy: A Legacy of Activism and Advocacy It is with a heavy heart that the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) shares the passing of our dear friend Mona Hardy. Mona’s life was driven by sharp humour, activism, and advocacy. She was a woman who dedicated her life to giving and fighting for marginalized […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 2024442 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

She Is Wise Nibwaakaa Inaadiziwin: 5th Annual Conference

She Is Wise Nibwaakaa Inaadiziwin: 5th Annual Conference January 19, 2024 Niagara Falls, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association’s (ONWA)’s 5th Annual She Is Wise Nibwaakaa Inaadisiwin Conference takes place January 22-24 at the Sheraton Fallsview in Niagara Falls, ON. The She Is Wise Annual Conference represents ONWA’s commitment to strengthening and building Indigenous Women’s […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 2024491 Views

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Category: JusticeText

ONWA Calls for Action to Address Violence Against Indigenous Women

ONWA Calls for Action to Address Violence Against Indigenous Women January 9, 2024 Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is saddened by the death of Jenna Ostberg, a young woman whose life was just beginning as she embraced her artistic skills and was “looked up to” for her style. ONWA will […]

by pmnationtalk on January 9, 2024680 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

ONWA releases the latest edition of their official publication, She Is Wise Magazine

ONWA releases the latest edition of their official publication, She Is Wise Magazine Toronto ON – The winter solstice marks the official release of the Ontario Native Women’s Association’s (ONWA) latest edition of the She Is Wise magazine. In this issue, we recognize and celebrate Indigenous women’s traditional knowledges and practices in health care and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2023636 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

ONWA Mourns Mackenzie Moonias

ONWA Mourns Mackenzie Moonias Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is deeply saddened by the disappearance and recent discovery of deceased 14-year-old Mackenzie Moonias of Neskantaga, and we express our condolences to her family, friends, and community. As an Indigenous women’s organization informed by Indigenous matriarchal ways of knowing and being, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 2023197 Views

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Category: JusticeText

Human Rights Day a Reminder of Everyday Challenges for Indigenous Women

Human Rights Day a Reminder of Everyday Challenges for Indigenous Women Dec 08, 2023 Ottawa, ON – Today, on December 10th, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) recognizes the United Nation’s Human Rights Day. Together on this day, ONWA supports Indigenous women’s inherent right to safety. ONWA maintains that Indigenous women have the right to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 2023623 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

ONWA Congratulates Cindy Woodhouse – Newly Elected National Chief of AFN

ONWA Congratulates Cindy Woodhouse – Newly Elected National Chief of AFN Dec 08, 2023 Ottawa, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) would like to congratulate newly elected Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, Cindy Woodhouse. ONWA recognizes that National Chief Woodhouse is another example of Indigenous women across Turtle Island continuing to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 2023628 Views

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