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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. NWAC is an aggregate of thirteen Native women's organizations from across Canada and was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1974. Much like a "Grandmother's Lodge", we as aunties, mothers, sisters, brothers and relatives collectively recognize, respect, promote, defend and enhance our Native ancestral laws, spiritual beliefs, language and traditions given to us by the Creator.

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PRESS RELEASE: NWAC Applauds the Long-Awaited Elimination of Sex Discrimination in Indian Act Initiated By Government

July 28, 2016 (Ottawa ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada recognizes the Government’s stated commitment to end the sex-based discrimination that is embedded in the Indian Act.  Building from the Descheneaux case, the federal government has taken the opportunity to end sex discrimination in the entire Indian Act. “We commend this commitment and would caution the […]

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