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Vigil for homicide victim calls attention to violence against Indigenous women – Winnipeg Free Press

May. 26, 2022 There were tears and hugs as people circled around to offer condolences to the family of 25-year-old Doris Trout, who was killed in a homicide last week in Winnipeg’s Central Park neighbourhood. About 40 people attended the vigil, right outside the building where Trout’s remains were found. The Cree woman from Gods […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20226 Views

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Deaths of First Nations women in Winnipeg reignite calls for action – APTN News

May 25, 2022 The deaths of two First Nations women who were victims of homicide over the course of a week in Winnipeg are reigniting calls for more to be done to stem violence against Indigenous women. On May 16, the remains of Rebecca Contois, 24, originally from Crane River First Nation, were discovered near […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20226 Views

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Court Rules that Manitoba Government Discriminates Against First Nations Children in the Child Welfare System

May 19, 2022 Treaty 1 Territory – Yesterday, the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench ruled that the government of the province of Manitoba discriminates against First Nations children in the provincial Child and Family Services (CFS) system, and that its attempt to absolve itself of liability for holding back the federal Children Special Allowance (CSA) […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202213 Views

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MMF pleased to see justice for our kids in care

May 19, 2022 Winnipeg, MB, in the National Homeland of the Red River Métis - The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF), the National Government of the Red River Métis, also known as the Manitoba Métis, today joins 15 Indigenous child and family partner agencies in celebrating justice for our kids in care and the return of Children’s Special Allowance […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202215 Views

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MKO and KTC Moose Hide Campaign Event in Thompson

“Tell someone if you’re experiencing violence, it will give you strength and courage. You are not alone.” The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards women and children. Wearing a square of moose hide signifies your commitment to honour, respect, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202217 Views

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The Connection Between Intergenerational Trauma and Incarceration: MKO Grand Chief Returns to the Headingley Correctional Centre

“It is important to heal ourselves. We must do this work before we can heal our families and communities. Your future can be different from your past! Don’t allow your past to limit you from living a positive life Creator has destined for you. Focus on your Creator-given strengths and gifts to change your current […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202265 Views

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Responds to Manitoba’s Proposed Legislation to Reduce Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Youth

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues the following statement regarding the Province of Manitoba’s decision to implement the Hospitality Sector Customer Registry Act to increase legal oversight in the hospitality sector over accommodations and transportation businesses. The act is to reduce the human trafficking and sexual exploitation of Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202219 Views

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SCO Statement on Annual Moose Hide Campaign

May 12, 2022 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — Today, the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is joining Indigenous organizations across Turtle Island in celebration of the 2022 Moose Hide Campaign. “As a First Nation man, father and leader, I am committed to honouring, respecting, and protecting all women and children in my life,” stated SCO Grand […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202282 Views

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The Search for Justice: MKO Grand Chief Hosts Sharing Circles in Women’s Correctional Centre

“In our culture, our women, our sisters are sacred. You have an energy and a power that we don’t have as men.” MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee recently had the opportunity to sit in sharing circles with women incarcerated at the Women’s Correctional Centre in Headingley, Manitoba. He addressed the women from the heart and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202224 Views

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Moose Hide Campaign Day Event and Community Walk: Thursday, May 12, 2022

Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) and Keewatin Tribal Council (KTC) invite you to join us on the Moose Hide Campaign Day, this Thursday, May 12, 2022. The Moose Hide Campaign began in 2011 with the belief that men and boys needed to take action against gender-based and domestic violence. The campaign has since expanded to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202216 Views

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