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Welcome to the Native Women's Association of Canada Website

Welcome to the Native Women's Association of Canada Website

The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) is founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations and Métis women within First Nation, Métis and Canadian societies. As a national organization representing Aboriginal women since 1974, NWAC’s mandate is to achieve equality for all Aboriginal women in Canada. NWAC is actively involved with partner organizations across the globe towards this goal, including the United Nations and Amnesty International to end the discrimination against Indigenous women.

NWAC in Action

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NWAC Congratulates Chief Perry Bellegarde

(December 12, 2014) (Ottawa, ON) - The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) would like to congratulate Perry Bellegarde, who was elected National Chief at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly at the recent gathering in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

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Recipient of the Vox Libera Award

(December 8, 2014) (Ottawa, ON) - The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) was the recipient of the Vox Libera Award at the 2014 Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) Gala on December 3 in Toronto. 

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25 Years Later – Violence is Still Rampant in Canada

(December 5, 2014) (Ottawa, ON) - The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and solemnly acknowledges the 25th anniversary of the murders of 14 young women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal and the ongoing violence against Aboriginal women and girls. 

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