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We are a National Indigenous Organization representing the political voice of Indigenous women, girls and gender-diverse people in Canada, inclusive of First Nations on and off reserve, status and non-status, disenfranchised, Métis and Inuit. We were founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of Indigenous women within their respective communities and Canada societies.

Make Indigenous Women Noteworthy: Sign Our Petition Today

The Native Women's Association of Canada presents Change The Bill, a call to action that aims to promote reconciliation through art by commissioning Indigenous artists to reimagine the $20 bill with the Indigenous women who are their heroes: Change The Bill
To support the movement, sign our petition calling for Indigenous representation on the next Canadian bank note.


Kci-Niwesq: NWAC’s national magazine

Welcome to the 17th edition of Kci-Niwesq, the magazine of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC). In this issue, we invite you to join us in celebrating the huge economic potential of Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit, Transgender, and Gender-Diverse (WG2STGD+) People in learning necessary skills needed for jobs of today and tomorrow.


Hire an apprentice … or be one!

The Native Women’s Association of Canada’s National Apprenticeships Program connects Indigenous Women, Two-Spirit, transgender, and gender-diverse people with paid apprenticeship opportunities in the trades. Kick-start your career as you gain experience in some of Canada’s most in-demand fields.


Our Cutting Edge Policy Work

The latest edition of NWAC’s e-newsletter, Shining the Spotlight, is here! In this publication, we highlight significant achievements undertaken by each of our departments. 


Helping to Keep Us Safe

Safe Passage is a community-driven, trauma-informed, and survivor centered initiative that tracks cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, transgender, gender-diverse, and Two-Spirit people (MMIWG2S+), monitors ongoing safety concerns, provides distinctions-based safety resources, educates the public and media about the MMIWG2S+ genocide, and honours our stolen loved ones.

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