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Mary Simon, Canada’s First Indigenous Governor General

Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) wishes to congratulate Mary Simon on her appointment as Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General. “Having an Indigenous woman appointed the position of Governor General is a much-needed sign of a shifting Canadian society. At this time in Canada when we’re all struggling to redefine what […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 2021200 Views

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Open Letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON  K1A 0A2 June 25, 2021 RE: Immediate action needed to address the discovery of mass graves of Indigenous children Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, As the oldest and now largest Indigenous women’s organization in Canada and In […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 2021379 Views

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Let this Canada Day be Your Call for Action

Let this Canada Day be Your Call for Action Thunder Bay, ON – On Canada Day and every day, we must acknowledge the legacy of residential schools that are a part of the history of this country. The unresolved atrocities of the residential school system continue to break the hearts, but not the resiliency of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 1, 2021403 Views

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Orange Shirts on Canada Day 2021

Orange Shirts on Canada Day 2021 Thunder Bay, ON – Residential schools are a part of Canada’s history. This Canada Day join Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) in wearing orange to recognize and honour thousands of Indigenous children forcibly taken to residential school and as a tribute to the resiliency of residential school survivors in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2021937 Views

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Indigenous Women Administer Over 10,000 Vaccinations

Indigenous Women Administer Over 10,000 Vaccinations Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) proudly announces that our Mindimooyenh Vaccination Clinic has administered more than 10,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the urban Indigenous community in Thunder Bay. Indigenous women planned and organized these mass clinics in under one week as we had […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 2021473 Views

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ONWA Calls for Transformational Change to Address Violence Against Indigenous Women

ONWA Calls for Transformational Change to Address Violence Against Indigenous Women Thunder Bay, ON – Today is the beginning of justice for Barbara Kentner and her family. While no sentence can ever address the harm done by this senseless act of violence, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is pleased that the court denied bail […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2021418 Views

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National Action Plan and Federal Pathway Will Not End Genocide of Indigenous Women and Girls

National Action Plan and Federal Pathway Will Not End Genocide of Indigenous Women and Girls Ottawa, ON – The National Action Plan and Federal Pathway on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is not an adequate response to the crisis of murders and disappearances, and the ongoing genocide against Indigenous women and girls and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2021390 Views

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Indigenous Women’s Safety and Healing Missing

Indigenous Women’s Safety and Healing Missing Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) acknowledges and honours the thousands of Indigenous women and girls taken from us by violence, as well as the children, families, friends, and loved ones of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). This week we continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2021385 Views

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Time for Action to Honour the Lost Lives of 215 Children

Time for Action to Honour the Lost Lives of 215 Children Statement from the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) wants to offer our condolences to the families and communities whose children were found recently. When we heard the news, we were shaken by the incredible loss to the communities […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2021336 Views

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Ontario government launches Pathways to Safety

Ontario government launches Pathways to Safety Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) and Ganohkwasra Family Assault Support Services acknowledges and honours the thousands of Indigenous women and girls taken from us by violence. Many of these women were mothers whose children have now been forced to navigate their lives without them. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2021414 Views

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