Indigenous Sovereignty Week

Winnipeg’s Second Indigenous Sovereignty Week 2010: resistance and revival  November 20 to 27, 2010 The purpose of this week is to build local relationships between groups and individuals, disseminate ideas of Indigenism, and generally, contribute to building a cross-Canada movement for Indigenous rights, self-determination, and justice that is led by Indigenous communities but with a broad base of informed support. Many fantastic…

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Vigil for Murdered and Missing Aboriginal Women

October 4, 2010 This was an incredibly moving event I attended. Sisters in Spirit Vigils are held on October 4th by communities across Canada. The vigils themselves are a movement for social change. Every year the number of vigils held increase. I hope this continues to be so. I hope support, awareness and watchfulness begins to grow…

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Mother’s Day March

Sunday May 10, 2009 Every year I attend the Sister’s in Spirit Mother’s Day March with my family. To me this is one of the best ways to honor my mother. This year I invited student run organizations and the newly elected student executive (UMSU) to participate along with their families.  

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