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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, 2021411 Views

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Violence against Indigenous women and girls knows no borders

Violence against Indigenous women and girls knows no borders Thunder Bay, ON – Today on May 5th, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is standing in solidarity with our sisters in the United States on their National Day of Awareness against Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). Violence against Indigenous women and girls […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 2021351 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

ONWA Supports Mental Health Week with Virtual Programming

ONWA Supports Mental Health Week with Virtual Programming   Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is hosting a series of daily virtual gatherings on ZOOM and Facebook live, in support of the 70th annual Canadian Mental Health Association Mental Health Week (May 3rd to May 9th, 2021). “One year into the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2021520 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

ONWA’s Virtual Mocc Walk Challenge Promotes Diabetes Awareness and Wellbeing

ONWA’s Virtual Mocc Walk Challenge Promotes Diabetes Awareness and Wellbeing Thunder Bay, ON – While the restrictions of COVID-19 continue to challenge daily life, the Ontario Native Women’s Association’s (ONWA) annual Mocc Walk Challenge is virtual for a second year. The Mocc Walk (May 1st to June 30th) is a free walking/physical activity challenge intended […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2021389 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) 2021 Federal Budget Response

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) 2021 Federal Budget Response Thunder Bay, ON – This year has been particularly challenging for Indigenous women and organizations as they continue to experience a crisis on top of a crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) continues to take the lead in meeting community needs, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2021403 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

COMING SOON! Mindimooyenh Vaccination Clinic in Thunder Bay

  COMING SOON! Mindimooyenh Vaccination Clinic in Thunder Bay Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) in partnership with Dilico Anishnabek Family Care and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, is initiating an urban Indigenous COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Thunder Bay. The Mindimooyenh Vaccination Clinic will be a weekly COVID-19 vaccination clinic […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2021573 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

SHERO-kwe Initiative is Sharing Indigenous Women’s Heroic Stories

SHERO-kwe Initiative is Sharing Indigenous Women’s Heroic Stories Thunder Bay, ON – Today, on UN International Women’s Day, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) honours and celebrates strong, resilient Indigenous women. On this day, we share, highlight, and celebrate the lives, stories, and achievements of Indigenous women. This year, ONWA reached out to community in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2021491 Views

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Expansion of the Courage for Change Program at ONWA is Opening the Door to Courageous Conversations

Expansion of the Courage for Change Program at ONWA is Opening the Door to Courageous Conversations Thunder Bay, ON – As Indigenous communities in Ontario navigate the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Indigenous women and girls continue to suffer from the intersectional nature of gang involvement and human trafficking. Raising the awareness of the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 2021539 Views

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Type: Events

FULL MOON CEREMONY & TEACHINGS

ONWA shares the teachings of full moon ceremony with our very own Land-based Coordinator. The video describes how to prepare, and ways to conduct your very own ceremony at home. The ceremony can take place up to three days before the full moon, or three days past.   ONTARIO NATIVE WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION 150 City Rd, […]

by bmnationtalk on January 24, 20210 Views

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Tea and Talk Book Club

Tea and Talk book club is a book club that meets to discuss books that are written by Indigenous Authors. Every month we choose a new book. This month we will be reading ‘In my own Moccasins’ written by Helen Knott. REGISTRATION REQUIRED! To receive Zoom invite, please register with [email protected]   ONTARIO NATIVE WOMEN’S […]

by bmnationtalk on January 24, 20210 Views

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