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Project Manager; Walking the RED Path (HIV/HCV Initiative)

  Summary The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the Walking the RED Path project, addressing HIV and HCV among Indigenous women in federal correctional facilities in Canada. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for project management and implementation, and evaluation. General Duties The NWAC Senior Project Manager-Walking the RED Path will: Prepare […]

by kellyz on March 29, 20170 Views

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Research Officer; Walking the RED Path (HIV/HCV Initiative)

Summary The Research Officer will assist with project activities as part of the Walking the RED Path project, addressing HIV and HCV among Indigenous women in federal correctional facilities in Canada. The Research Officer will be responsible and assist with project activities. General Duties The Research Officer -Walking the RED Path will: Assist in project […]

by kellyz on March 29, 20170 Views

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Knowledge Translation Coordinator; Walking the RED Path (HIV/HCV Initiative)

Summary The Knowledge Translation Coordinator will assist with project activities as part of the Walking the RED Path project, addressing HIV and HCV among Indigenous women in federal correctional facilities in Canada. The Knowledge Translation Coordinator will be responsible for community engagement, knowledge translation, and assisting with project activities. General Duties The Knowledge Translation Coordinator […]

by kellyz on March 29, 20170 Views

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Category: GeneralText

NWAC Celebrates International Women’s Day at the National Indigenous Women’s Summit

NWAC Celebrates International Women’s Day at the National Indigenous Women’s Summit March 8, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) Interim President Francyne D. Joe joined other Indigenous women leaders in thanking hosts and welcoming delegates to the fifth National Indigenous Women’s Summit (NIWS) on Monday, saying “It is essential to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2017211 Views

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Category: JusticeText

NWAC Outlines How to Participate in the Inquiry & Find Support

NWAC Outlines How to Participate in the Inquiry & Find Support March 7, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Out of respect for the families and communities of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has resisted relaying information on behalf of the Inquiry.  NWAC has been acting […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 2017171 Views

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Parliamentary Liaison

Job Description: Parliamentary Liaison Reports to: Senior Policy Advisor – Justice and Human Rights Salary Range: $35,000 – $40,000 (Starting Salary) Term: To March 31, 2017 with a possibility of extension Closing Date: Open until filled Location: Ottawa Summary The Parliamentary liaison is involved in all aspects of the legal/policy input required from the Native […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 20170 Views

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Parliamentary Liaison

Job Description: Parliamentary Liaison Reports to: Senior Policy Advisor – Justice and Human Rights Salary Range: $35,000 – $40,000 (Starting Salary) Term: To March 31, 2017 with a possibility of extension Closing Date: Open until filled Location: Ottawa Summary The Parliamentary liaison is involved in all aspects of the legal/policy input required from the Native […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 20170 Views

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Violence Prevention Project Coordinator

Job Description:  Violence Prevention Project Coordinator Reports to: Director of Violence Prevention Salary Range: $50,000 – 60,000 Term: to March 31st 2017 Closing Date: Open until filled Location: Ottawa Summary The Violence Prevention Department is looking for a Project Coordinator to support the delivery of several key training initiatives that need to be completed by […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 20170 Views

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Receptionist

Job Description: Receptionist Reports to: Director of Finance Salary Range: $30,000 -$35,000 Term: Indeterminate Closing Date: Open until filled Location: Ottawa Summary The Receptionist is responsible for a wide variety of clerical office duties in support of company administration. This includes coordinating and communicating office activities, greeting and screening visitors, answering and referring inbound telephone […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 20170 Views

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Executive Assistant

Job Description: Executive Assistant Recent Graduates Welcome Reports to: The President Salary Range: $40,000 to $45,000 Term: Indefinite Closing Date: Open until filled Location: Ottawa Summary The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for all matters pertaining to the Office of the President. The position requires strong written and verbal communication, administrative, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 20170 Views

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Project PEACE Coordinator

Job Description:  Project PEACE Coordinator Reports to: Director of Violence Prevention Salary Range: $50,000 – 60,000 Term: to October 31, 2017 (8 month contract) Closing Date: Open until filled Location: Ottawa Summary Project PEACE (Prevention, Education, Action, Change and Evaluation) is a three-year initiative funded by the Status of Women Canada (SWC) to promote safety, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20170 Views

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Senior Policy Advisor

Job Description:  Senior Policy Advisor: Business – Employment – Labour and Economic development Reports to: Executive Director Salary Range: $50,000 Term: To March 31, 2017 with a possibility of extension Closing Date: Open until filled Location: Ottawa Summary The Senior Policy Advisor Business – Employment – Labour and Economic development is involved in all aspects […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20170 Views

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Parliamentary Officer

Job Description:  Parliamentary Officer Recent Law Graduates Welcome! Reports to: Senior policy advisor – Human Rights Salary Range: $40,000 -$50,000 Term: To March 31, 2017 with a possibility of extension Closing Date: Open until filled Location: Ottawa Summary The Parliamentary officer is involved in all aspects of the legal/policy input required from the Native Women’s […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20170 Views

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Junior Policy advisor – Environment

Job Description: Junior Policy advisor – Environment Recent Graduates Welcome! Reports to: Senior Policy Advisor – Human Rights Salary Range: $35,000 (starting salary) Term: To March 31, 2017 with a possibility of extension Closing Date: Open until filled Location: Ottawa Summary The Junior Policy Advisor – Environment is involved in all aspects of the development […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 20170 Views

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Category: HealthText

CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health Announces Dr. Carrie Bourassa as New Scientific Director

CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health Announces Dr. Carrie Bourassa as New Scientific Director January 13, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) would like to congratulate Dr. Carrie Bourassa on her appointment as Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHRs) Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health. Dr. Bourassa […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2017241 Views

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Category: GeneralText

Native Women’s Association of Canada’s National Webinars

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Native Women’s Association of Canada’s National Webinars  Perceptions of Safety and Issues of Domestic Violence Experienced by Aboriginal women and Girls  OTTAWA, August 20, 2015 – The Native Women’s Association of Canada’s (NWAC) will be initiating two National Webinars on September 10th, 2015 intended to build upon NWAC’s work under Project […]

by ecnationtalk on August 21, 20151173 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

Election of NWAC President

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Election of NWAC President MONTREAL, (QC) July 11, 2015 – At the 41st Annual General Assembly (AGA), delegates of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) met in Montreal on July 11th and 12th to elect their new President. Close to 80 Aboriginal women representing their respective Provincial/Territorial Member […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 20151559 Views

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Category: EducationText

NWAC Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award

NWAC Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award Every year, the NWAC Youth Department coordinates the Helen Bassett Commemorative Award granted to four young Aboriginal women in the amount of $1,000 each. The awards are made possible by the generous donation of Helen Bassett. Helen Bassett was an Ontario artist and an amazing woman who tried to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2015931 Views

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Open Letter to Members of Parliament: For the Safety and Health of Women, Canada Needs a National Housing Strategy

February 25, 2013 (Le français suit l’anglais)   Canada is the only G8 country without a coordinated national strategy for homelessness and housing. While we are aware that all levels of government have made increased investments in social and affordable housing, there has yet to be sufficient coordination and resources allocated to adequately address the […]

by aanationtalk on February 27, 2013913 Views

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NWAC shocked with recent RCMP comments on CBC

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWAC shocked with recent RCMP comments on CBC Ottawa, ON (February 17, 2013)  –  In a response to a posting on the CBC News website stating that the, “The RCMP questions claim of 600 missing aboriginal women”, Michèle Audette, president of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) states that, […]

by mmnationtalk on February 19, 20131634 Views

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Media Release – Native Women’s Association of Canada

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2013 (Ottawa ON), The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has worked to address and improve the socio-economic circumstances of Aboriginal women since its founding in 1974. Over the last 39 years, NWAC has engaged with all levels of society, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal alike, to achieve equality […]

by mmnationtalk on January 11, 20131236 Views

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NWAC Calls Upon the Government of Canada to meet with Chief Theresa Spence to end the Hunger Strikes

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWAC Calls Upon the Government of Canada to meet with Chief Theresa Spenceto end the Hunger Strikes Ottawa, ON (December 19, 2012) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) strongly urges Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Governor General David Johnston to meet with Chief Theresa Spence, who has been […]

by mmnationtalk on December 21, 20121204 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) announces CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP to NWAC for the province of New Brunswick

The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) announces CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP to NWAC for the province of New Brunswick, (December 19, 2012) The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is a nationally representative political organization comprised of thirteen Provincial Territorial Member Associations (PTMA’s). NWAC’s goal is to enhance, promote and foster the social, […]

by mmnationtalk on December 20, 20121319 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) announces CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP to NWAC for the province of Manitoba

 The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) announces CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP to NWAC for the province of Manitoba, (December 19, 2012) The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is a nationally representative political organization comprised of thirteen Provincial Territorial Member Associations (PTMA’s). NWAC’s goal is to enhance, promote and foster the social, economic, […]

by mmnationtalk on December 20, 20121218 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

NWAC Recognizes the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Winners

NWAC Recognizes the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Winners Ottawa, ON (December18, 2012) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada is proud to recognize the achievement of thirty-three Aboriginal women who have made a life-time practice out of service. This year, 2012, marks the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne. It […]

by mmnationtalk on December 19, 20121430 Views

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Native Women’s Association of Canada and Canadian Feminist Alliance For International Action Respond to Oppal by Calling for a National Public Inquiry and a Framework for Action to End Violence

            For immediate release: December 17, 2012 (Ottawa and Vancouver)The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) and the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) responded to the final report of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry by renewing their call for a national public inquiry into the hundreds of […]

by ecnationtalk on December 17, 20121224 Views

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Understanding NWAC’s Position on Prostitution – November 2012

NWAC’s position is that prostitution exploits and increases the inequality of Aboriginal women and girls on the basis of their gender, race, age, disability and poverty.   NWAC has passed a resolution that supports the abolition of prostitution.  This means that our goal is to end the prostitution of women and girls through legal and public policy […]

by mmnationtalk on December 14, 20121250 Views

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NWAC joins Amnesty International on December 10th for Write for Rights

                  The global human rights movement Amnesty International has long partnered with the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC). This year, we are working together to keep public attention on missing and murdered Aboriginal women as part of Amnesty’s annual Write for Rights event which takes place […]

by ecnationtalk on December 10, 20121028 Views

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NWAC recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

  PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  NWAC recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women  Ottawa, ON (December 6, 2012) – NWAC recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, and is honoured to participate in activities that mark the 23rd anniversary of the murders of fourteen […]

by ecnationtalk on December 6, 2012990 Views

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Category: HealthAudio

TIPI dreams: HIV AIDS prevention tool

            he Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) launches TIPI dreams: a new HIV AIDS prevention tool for Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week takes place December 1-5, 2012.   TIPI dreams is a 12 minute video composed of short scenes that tell the story of two First Nations 15 year old […]

by ecnationtalk on December 3, 20121679 Views

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Still too far from getting to zero

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEStill too far from getting to zero November 30, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) launches TIPI dreams: a new HIV AIDS prevention tool.  Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week takes place December 1-5, 2012. On December 5th, NWAC will launch TIPI Dreams: Transforming Indigenous Power Inside-out, […]

by mmnationtalk on December 3, 20121232 Views

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President Michèle Audette to receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

          The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to announce that President Michèle Audette, who has been nominated by Senator Celine Hervieux-Payette, will receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her achievements in engaging the Aboriginal community and, in particular, Aboriginal women. President Audette will receive her […]

by ecnationtalk on November 16, 20121597 Views

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NWAC reinforces the call for a National Public Inquiry

              Press Release – For Immediate Release   NWAC reinforces the call for a National Public Inquiry   November 6, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) continues to call for a National Public Inquiry and a National Framework of Action to address the issue of missing […]

by ecnationtalk on November 6, 20121229 Views

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Category: Arts & CultureText

The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to witness real and concentrated discussion on the issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada.

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2012 (Winnipeg, MB) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to witness real and concentrated discussion on the issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. In Winnipeg, Manitoba on November 1-2, 2012 a series of meetings will bring the issue […]

by mmnationtalk on October 31, 20121276 Views

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Category: GeneralText

NWAC Petition – A National Inquiry is needed!

Join us by signing the NWAC Petition – A National Inquiry is needed!  The Native Women’s Association of Canada has documented over 582 occurences of missing or murdered Aboriginal women and girls. We know that there are more cases that have not been documented. We also know that this epidemic of violence is continuing to […]

by mmnationtalk on October 30, 20121849 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) recognizes and supports the United Nations: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

Ottawa, ON (October 17, 2012)—As the National Voice representing Aboriginal women in Canada since 1974, it is our duty and responsibility to remind Canada that a large portion of our women are living in poverty. Our mission is to empower and to promote equal opportunities for Aboriginal women.  If Aboriginal women are to engage equitably […]

by mmnationtalk on October 18, 20121108 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) recognizes October 18th as a National Day of Action to end violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Canada.

            PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2012 (Ottawa ON)   President Michèle Audette sends a message of remembrance and support to all Aboriginal families who have lost a loved one to violence. She says, “On this National Day of Action, we remember our loved ones who have […]

by ecnationtalk on October 18, 20121237 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) recognizes and supports the United Nations: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

            PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) recognizes and supports the United Nations:  International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.   Ottawa, ON (October 17, 2012)—As the National Voice representing Aboriginal women in Canada since 1974, it is our duty and responsibility […]

by ecnationtalk on October 17, 2012893 Views

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NWAC recognizes National Day of Action

            PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  NWAC recognizes National Day of Action    October 18, 2012 (Ottawa ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) recognizes October 18th as a National Day of Action to end violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. President Michèle Audette sends a […]

by ecnationtalk on October 17, 20121200 Views

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NWAC Thanks 2012 Sisters In Spirit Vigil Organizers for the Record Breaking 172 Vigils that took place across Canada and Internationally

            PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWAC Thanks 2012 Sisters In Spirit Vigil Organizers for the Record Breaking 172 Vigils that took place across Canada and Internationally October 17, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to announce that a Record Breaking 172 […]

by ecnationtalk on October 17, 2012725 Views

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NWAC calls on Canadian media to cover Sisters In Spirit Vigils which take place on October 4th 2012

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWAC calls on Canadian media to cover Sisters In Spirit Vigils which take place on October 4th 2012 October 3, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is calling on local and national media to feature stories on the annual October 4th Sisters In Spirit […]

by mmnationtalk on October 3, 20121042 Views

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NWAC extends condolences to the family of Colleen MacMillen

MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWAC extends condolences to the family of Colleen MacMillen September 25, 2012 (Ottawa ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) extends condolences to the family of Colleen MacMillen. The RCMP announced today that they have identified the perpetrator responsible for the murder of Ms. MacMillen in 1974. […]

by mmnationtalk on September 30, 20121039 Views

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NWAC Announces the 7th Annual Ottawa SIS Vigil on October 4th 2012

   PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWAC Announces the 7th Annual Ottawa SIS Vigil on October 4th 2012 September 21, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Ottawa SIS Vigil on October 4th 2012. October 4th is a day when we honour the […]

by mmnationtalk on September 25, 20121051 Views

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NWAC looking for support for the 2012 Sisters In Spirit Vigil Joint Statement to be read nationwide on October 4th 2012

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWAC looking for support for the 2012 Sisters In Spirit Vigil Joint Statement to be read nationwide on October 4th 2012 September 14, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is looking for supporters for the 2012 Joint Statement to be read nationwide on October […]

by mmnationtalk on September 25, 2012941 Views

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Fifth anniversary of United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: protection of Indigenous peoples’ rights to lands, territories and resources more urgent than ever

September 12, 2012 There is urgent need to uphold international human rights standards in response to intensive resource development activities affecting the lands of Indigenous peoples at home and abroad. Five years ago, on 13 September 2007, the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as the minimum standard for the […]

by mmnationtalk on September 14, 20121219 Views

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NWAC Announces the Recipients of the 2012 Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award

  PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWAC Announces the Recipients of the 2012 Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award   Ottawa, ON (September 13, 2012)—The Native Women’s Association of Canada is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award. The Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award is an initiative that assists […]

by mmnationtalk on September 13, 20121036 Views

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Category: AboriginalText

NWAC Celebrates UNESCO’s International Literacy Day on September 8, 2012.

Press Release – For Immediate Release NWAC Celebrates UNESCO’s International Literacy Day on September 8, 2012.  Ottawa, ON (September, 2012) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada has long advocated that a key for Aboriginal women and girls success is education and literacy.  With proper strategies literacy levels can rise and transform lives. The theme […]

by ecnationtalk on September 12, 2012950 Views

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NWAC Announces an unprecedented 110 Sisters In Spirit Vigils registered for October 4th 2012

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWAC Announces an unprecedented 110 Sisters In Spirit Vigils registered for October 4th 2012 September 10, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to announce that 110 Sisters in Spirit Vigils have been registered across Canada for October 4th 2012.    October 4th […]

by ecnationtalk on September 10, 2012890 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada Denounces AANDC Funding Cuts

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Native Women’s Association of Canada Denounces AANDC Funding Cuts (OTTAWA, ON) On September 6, 2012 – The Native Women’s Association of Canada’s new President, Michelle Audette, denounces Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada’s (AANDC) funding cuts and pledges to ensure that Canadian society understands how these cuts will impact […]

by mmnationtalk on September 7, 20121029 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada has a new President

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The Native Women’s Association of Canada has a new President OTTAWA, ON – On August 26, 2012, the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) elected a new President, Ms. Michèle Audette. Aboriginal women from coast to coast to coast gathered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for their 38th Annual General Assembly […]

by mmnationtalk on August 27, 20121544 Views

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