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NWAC President calls for the co-creation of an Indigenous led training program to address racism in Quebec’s health care system

Sept 27, 2022

La présidente de l'AFAC demande la cocréation d'un programme de formation dirigé par les Autochtones pour lutter contre le racisme dans le système de soins de santé du Québec

Sept 27, 2022

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada tient une journée portes ouvertes en l’honneur des survivants des pensionnats et des enfants qui ont perdu la vie

Sept 26, 2022

Native Women’s Association of Canada to hold open house to honour residential school survivors and the children who lost their lives

Sept 26, 2022

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada exprime ses condoléances à la suite du décès de la reine Élizabeth II

Sept 08, 2022

Native Women’s Association extends condolences on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Sept 08, 2022

A statement from the Native Women’s Association of Canada on the granting of bail for Dawn Walker

Sept 03, 2022

Déclaration de l'Association des femmes autochtones du Canada sur l'octroi d'une caution pour Dawn Walker

Sept 03, 2022

L'AFAC soulagée d'apprendre que Dawn Walker a été retournée au Canada

Aug 26, 2022

NWAC relieved to learn that Dawn Walker has been returned to Canada

Aug 26, 2022

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada applaudit la première nomination d’une personne autochtone à titre de juge de la Cour suprême

Aug 22, 2022

Native Women’s Association of Canada applauds appointment of Canada’s first Indigenous Justice of the Supreme Court

Aug 22, 2022

L’AFAC demande que Dawn Walker soit retournée au Canada

Aug 15, 2022

NWAC calls for the return of Dawn Walker to Canada

Aug 15, 2022

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada annonce l’élection de sa nouvelle présidente, Carol McBride

Jul 18, 2022

Native Women’s Association of Canada Announces Its New President, Carol McBride

Jul 18, 2022

Visite anticipée du Centre d’innovation sociale, économique et culturelle de l’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada (AFAC)

Jun 20, 2022

Advance Tour of Social, Cultural, and Economic Innovation Centre of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC)

Jun 16, 2022

NWAC Annual Report Card of Government’s National Action Plan to Address MMIWG and Violence Finds (Very) Little Progress; Nanos Survey Shows Canadians Agree

Jun 03, 2022

Canadians Far More Likely to Say Government’s Efforts to Protect Indigenous Women Have Been Poor Rather than Good: New Nanos Poll

Jun 03, 2022

Les Canadiennes et les Canadiens sont plus susceptibles de dire que les efforts du gouvernement pour protéger les femmes autochtones ont été plutôt mauvais que bons : nouveau sondage Nanos

Jun 03, 2022

La fiche d’évaluation annuelle du Plan d’action national du gouvernement fédéral relatif à la violence envers les FFADA publiée par l’AFAC établit que (très) peu de progrès ont été accomplis; un sondage Nanos démontre que la population du Canada est d’acc

Jun 03, 2022

Indigenous women Are Beyond Frustrated Over Systemic Racism in Canada’s Correctional System, as Highlighted (again) By Auditor General

May 31, 2022

PASS OR FAIL? Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) to Release 1st Annual Report Card of Government’s Progress in Implementing MMIWG National Action Plan

May 31, 2022

Justice n’a toujours pas été faite pour Chantel Moore : L’AFAC va former une « table de justice » pour mettre fin aux mises à mort par la police

May 20, 2022

Still No Justice for Chantel Moore: NWAC to Strike ‘Justice Table’ to End Killings by Police

May 20, 2022

NWAC Demands Justice for Chelsea Poorman, Chantel Moore and to See Justice Served for All Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

May 16, 2022

On Red Dress Day, NWAC demands end to the violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA people

Mar 05, 2022

Pour le Jour de la robe rouge, l’AFAC réclame qu’on mette fin à la violence envers les femmes, les filles et les personnes 2ELGBTQQIA autochtones

Mar 03, 2022

Statement by Lorraine Whitman, President of The Native Women’s Association of Canada, on the Passing of Candy Palmater

Jan 07, 2022

NWAC Travels to COP25, 25th UN Climate Change Conference

Dec 19, 2021

Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) launches #AnswerTheCalls, 16 days of activism to end violence against Indigenous women, girls & 2SLGTBQQIA people

Nov 25, 2021

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada (AFAC) reçoit le discours du Trône avec un optimisme réservé; elle exercera de la pression sur le gouvernement fédéral pour qu’il tienne ses promesses

Nov 23, 2021

Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) receives Throne Speech with cautious optimism; will press federal government to deliver on its promises

Nov 23, 2021

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada (AFAC) félicite les ministres du Cabinet qui dirigeront les portefeuilles autochtones, affirmant que les nominations constituent « de bon pas dans le sens de la réconciliation

Oct 26, 2021

Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) congratulates cabinet ministers who will head Indigenous portfolios, calls appointments “good steps forward for reconciliation”

Oct 26, 2021

Déclaration de Lorraine Whitman, présidente de l’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada (AFAC) à l’occasion de la veille annuelle de Sœurs par l’esprit

Oct 04, 2021

Statement from Lorraine Whitman, President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) on the Occasion of the Annual Sisters in Spirit Vigil

Oct 04, 2021

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada (AFAC) est stupéfaite par la décision de Trudeau de partir en vacances le jour même de la première Journée nationale de la vérité et de la réconciliation

Oct 01, 2021

Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) condemns Trudeau’s decision to take a holiday on first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Oct 01, 2021

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada fait appel à tous les premiers ministres des provinces et des territoires pour qu’ils reconnaissent la Journée nationale de la vérité et de la réconciliation comme un jour férié dans les limites......

Sept 30, 2021

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada fait appel à tous les premiers ministres des provinces et des territoires pour qu’ils reconnaissent la Journée nationale de la vérité et de la réconciliation comme un jour férié dans les limites de leurs terr

Sept 30, 2021

Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) calls upon the Premiers of all provinces and territories to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a holiday within their jurisdictions

Sept 28, 2021

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada (AFAC) félicite les Libéraux, le premier ministre Justin Trudeau pour sa victoire électorale – mais l’incite à prendre au sérieux, cette fois, les questions qui touchent les femmes autochtones

Sept 21, 2021

Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) Congratulates Liberals, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Election Win – But Urge Him to Take Indigenous Women’s Issues Seriously This Time Around

Sept 21, 2021

Statement by NWAC President Lorraine Whitman On Urging Indigenous Women To Vote In The Upcoming Federal Election

Sept 16, 2021

Et voici les notes… CARTE DE POINTAGE AFAC/Nanos : Certains partis ont des notes élevées et certains ne sont pas à la hauteur

Sept 14, 2021

And the grades are in … NWAC/Nanos SCORECARD: Some Parties get tops marks, and some fall short

Sept 14, 2021

Native Women’s Association of Canada to release Nanos Research analysis and report card of where major political parties stand on Indigenous women’s issue

Sept 13, 2021

L’AFAC est découragée par le manque de compréhension des dossiers autochtones que révèlent les questions posées durant le débat des chefs en français

Sept 09, 2021

NWAC demands explanation for appointment of a non-Indigenous man to head Secretariat on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Sept 09, 2021

NWAC discouraged with lack of understanding of Indigenous issues demonstrated by questions at French-Language election debate

Sept 09, 2021

« Assez demandé, allons voter » : l’AFAC lance sa campagne d’incitation à voter pour les femmes, les filles et les personnes de diverses identités de genre autochtones

Aug 23, 2021

We’re Done Asking, We’re Voting: NWAC launches get out the vote campaign for Indigenous women, girls, and gender-diverse people

Aug 23, 2021

L’AFAC crée une carte interactive pour marquer les lieux où des femmes, des filles et des personnes de diverses identités de genre autochtones ont perdu la vie à la violence

Jul 30, 2021

Statement by Lynne Groulx, NWAC CEO, on decision by Jody Wilson-Raybould not to seek re-election

Jul 08, 2021

NWAC Congratulates Mary Simon on Appointment as Governor General

Jul 06, 2021

NWAC Creates Interactive Map to Chart Places Where Indigenous Women, Girls, and Gender-Diverse People Lost Their Lives to Violence

Jul 03, 2021

NWAC Demands Criminal Charges Against Governments, Churches, & Others Responsible for Deaths of Thousands of Children at Indian Residential Schools

Jun 24, 2021

L’AFAC demande que des accusations criminelles soient portées contre les gouvernements, les églises et les autres responsables de la mort de milliers d’enfants dans les pensionnats autochtones

Jun 24, 2021

NWAC Sends Letter To Pope Francis Saying Indigenous People Deserve A Real Apology – And More – From The Catholic Church

Jun 10, 2021

NWAC Demands Justice For Chantel Moore And An End To Police Killings Of Indigenous People Across Canada

Jun 04, 2021

NWAC To Hold Online Support Circles For Residential School Survivors And Others Affected By Horrors Of Residential School System

Jun 03, 2021

NWAC To File Human Rights Complaint In Canada; Requests International Intervention & Investigation On The Genocide By OAS And Un On Federal Government’s So-called ‘national Action Plan’

Jun 03, 2021

L’afac entend déposer une plainte pour atteinte aux droits de la personne au canada et demande une intervention internationale et une enquête par l’oea et l’onu sur le prétendu « plan d’action national » du gouvernement fédéral

Jun 03, 2021

L’afac n’a plus confiance au gouvernement, se retire du processus toxique et dysfonctionnel du plan d’action national pour s’occuper des familles d’abord et annonce son propre plan d’action : nos appels, nos actions

Jun 01, 2021

NWAC Loses Confidence In Government, Walks Away From Toxic, Dysfunctional Nap Process To Put Families – Not Politics - First; Announces Own Action Plan: Our Calls, Our Actions

Jun 01, 2021

Allocution de Lorraine Whitman et Lynne Groulx pour annoncer le plan d’action national nos appels, nos actions de l’association des femmes autochtones du canada afin d’aider à mettre fin au génocide envers les femmes, les filles et les personnes 2elgbtqqi

Jun 01, 2021

Address By Lorraine Whitman And Lynne Groulx To Announce The National Action Plan Our Calls, Our Actions Of The Native Women’s Association Of Canada

Jun 01, 2021

NWAC Mourns The Loss Of Hundreds Of Children At Kamloops Indian Residential School, Demands Grounds Of All Similar Institutions Be Searched For More Victims

May 31, 2021

President of Native Women’s Association of Canada Marks Another Red Dress Day Without National Plan to Address Violence

May 04, 2021

Statement For International Women’s Day 2021 From Lynne Groulx, CEO of Native Women’s Association Of Canada

Mar 08, 2021

On International Women’s Day, NWAC Announces International Summit To End Violence Against Indigenous Women Across The Americas

Mar 08, 2021

Statement By Lorraine Whitman, President Of The Native Women’s Association Of Canada (NWAC) For International Women’s Day

Mar 05, 2021

NWAC And Moose Hide Agree To Work Together To End Male Violence Against Indigenous Women, Girls, & Gender-diverse People

Feb 10, 2021

NWAC meets with Minister, International Officials to Discuss New Resiliency Lodge – A Solution to Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women, Girls &Gender Diverse People

Feb 10, 2021

NWAC meets with Minister, International Officials to Discuss New Resiliency Lodge – A Solution to Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women, Girls &Gender Diverse People

Feb 10, 2021

New Online Magazine from Native Women's Association of Canada Tells Amazing Stories of First Nations, Métis & Inuit Women of Canada

Feb 02, 2021

Native Women’s Association Of Canada Calls On Government To Give Indigenous Women Equal Voice To Men When Discussing Racism In Healthcare

Jan 28, 2021

NWAC Brings the Voice of Many Nations of Women to Emergency CFS Ottawa Meeting

Jan 26, 2021

NWAC Calls On New Brunswick Authorities To Share Results Of Investigation: “Treat Family Of First Nations Woman Slain By Police With More Transparency And Respect”

Jan 15, 2021

Christmas Trees Adorned With Indigenous Ornaments Growing In Popularity As Traditional Artisan Crafting Enjoys Resurgence

Dec 18, 2020

The Introduction of Bill C-15 Is A Welcome Key Step Forward Towards Reconciliation

Dec 03, 2020

New Federal Funding For Indigenous Issues, Including MMIWG, Could Make A Big Difference In The Lives Of First Nations, Inuit, Métis Women & 2SLGBTQQIA People

Dec 01, 2020

Systemic Racism and COVID-19: A Deadly Mix For Incarcerated Indigenous Women

Nov 25, 2020

NWAC Calls for Urgent Meeting with Justice Minister After Being Shut Out of Secret Talks on UNDRIP

Nov 13, 2020

No Honour in Manitoba’s Bill 2: Children’s Special Allowance Funds are not the Province’s to Keep - Read our editorial by Adam Bond, NWAC Legal Counsel

Nov 12, 2020

It's time to level the human-rights playing field for Indigenous Women, President of Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) tells FPT ministers: “You have the power to right these wrongs.”

Nov 09, 2020

Native Women’s Association Of Canada Combats Forced Sterilization With Knowing Your Rights Toolkit For Indigenous Women

Oct 28, 2020

NWAC Calls For Provincial And Territorial Health Ministers To End Discrimination In Healthcare, Root Out Racism In Health Workforces

Oct 16, 2020

Michael Melancon-Koffend Student Award Recipients 2020

Oct 16, 2020

NWAC Calls For Provincial And Territorial Health Ministers To End Discrimination In Healthcare, Root Out Racism In Health Workforces

Oct 16, 2020

Native Women’s Association of Canada project will bring together traditional Indigenous foods and urban agriculture thanks to government grant

Oct 09, 2020

Statement By Lorraine Whitman, President Of The Native Women’s Association Of Canada (NWAC), On Tragic And Racist Incident In Joliette Hospital

Sept 30, 2020

Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award Winner’s 2020

Sept 21, 2020

NWAC President Lorraine Whitman calls on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to end fishery dispute in Nova Scotia

Sept 21, 2020

Native Women’s Association Of Canada President Urges Ministers To Make Safety, Economic Security Of Indigenous Women Priority In New Session Of Parliament

Sept 09, 2020

NWAC President Calls Upon RCMP To Begin An Urgent Search For A Missing 14-year-old Nova Scotia First Nations Girl

Aug 19, 2020

President Of Native Women’s Association Of Canada (NWAC) Says Government Must Not Wait For More Deaths To Weed Out Racism On Canadian Police Forces

Aug 14, 2020

NWAC Welcomes New Alberta PTMA: Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women

Jul 31, 2020

#BeTheDrum: Native Women’s Association of Canada Offers Pioneering and Inclusive Approach to Problem Solving and Economic Participation across Canada

Jul 29, 2020

Canada’s Failed UN Security Council Bid: Lead by Example at Home to Lead by Example Abroad

Jul 18, 2020

Statement by Lorraine Whitman, President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) on the decision by Statistics Canada and Canadian police chiefs to enhance collection of race-based crime statistics

Jul 16, 2020

Artwork Call-Out

Jul 15, 2020

Native Women’s Association Of Canada Calls On Police & Politicians To Take Three Immediate Steps To End Police Violence Against Indigenous People

Jun 30, 2020

Native Women’s Association of Canada Echoes Family of Chantel Moore’s Call for Public Inquiry to Determine the Circumstances of Her Death

Jun 29, 2020

Statement By Lorraine Whitman, President Of The Native Women’s Association Of Canada, On The Death Of Chantel Moore

Jun 05, 2020

Speaking Notes for Lorraine Whitman, President Native Women’s Association of Canada

Jun 03, 2020

La Covid 19 A Peut-être Arrêté Le Gouvernement, Mais Elle N’a Pas Arrêté Les Femmes Autochtones

Jun 03, 2020

Covid-19 May Have Stopped The Government But It Hasn’t Stopped Indigenous Women

Jun 03, 2020

Report Card

Jun 03, 2020

Background Information For News Conference Of June 3, 2020

Jun 03, 2020

NWAC Appalled By Federal Government’s National ‘lack-of-action Plan’ To Address Violence Against Indigenous Women, Girls And Gender-diverse People

May 27, 2020

NWAC To Tell MPS Covid-19 Increases Risk Of Violence Against Indigenous Women, Urges Government To Release Plan To Meet Calls For Justice Of Year-Old Inquiry

May 15, 2020

Violence against Indigenous women during COVID-19 sparks calls for MMIWG plan

May 12, 2020

NWAC President Says COVID-19 is Increasing Violence Against Indigenous Women, Says Government Must Release an Action Plan

May 07, 2020

Native Women’s Association of Canada Calls on Federal Government to Protect Incarcerated Indigenous Women, Gender-Diverse People from COVID-19

Apr 30, 2020

NWAC President Offers Condolences to those Affected by Nova Scotia Shooting

Apr 20, 2020

NWAC Mourns the Passing of Ann Batisse

Mar 23, 2020

NWAC Disappointed in First Ministers Meeting Snub

Mar 12, 2020

NWAC Grateful for Overwhelming Response to Call for Art from Indigenous Women

Mar 05, 2020

NWAC Mourns the Passing of Elder Ruth Kidder

Feb 25, 2020

NWAC President Lorraine Whitman Disappointed to Learn of Recent Events on Wet'suwet'en Nation Traditional Territory

Feb 12, 2020

NWAC President Lorraine Whitman Encourages Peaceful Resolution to Protests

Feb 07, 2020

NWAC Calls On New Brunswick Authorities To Share Results Of Investigation: “Treat Family Of First Nations Woman Slain By Police With More Transparency And Respect”

Jan 15, 2020

Number of Incarcerated Indigenous Women at New High

Jan 01, 2020

International Dignitary Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) will raise awareness Internationally on the Crisis Impacting Indigenous Women, Girls and Gender-Diverse People

Dec 19, 2019

OAS Secretary General Wraps Up Canadian Visit; Commits to Helping NWAC Implement Findings of MMWIG Report

Dec 19, 2019

Gender-based violence topic of meeting between the Native Women’s Association of Canada and Secretary General of the Organization of American States

Nov 28, 2019

NWAC Participates in Indigenous Technology Summit, to Promote the Economic Empowerment of Indigenous Women and Gender-Diverse People

Nov 19, 2019

The True Victims of Amazon Rainforest Devastation in Brazil

Oct 30, 2019

Native Women’s Association of Canada Leaders Join the World Indigenous Business Forum to Support Global Indigenous Economic Growth

Oct 19, 2019

Advancing the Dialogue: President Lorraine Whitman Congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his Election

Oct 15, 2019

The Power of 3: Native Women’s Association of Canada, UN Women and World Indigenous Business Network Join Forces for Empowerment

Oct 10, 2019

NWAC Launches Voting Guide

Sept 27, 2019

NWAC Delegates Elect A New President with Vision to Lead and Grow the Organization

Sept 16, 2019

NWAC Calls on Prime Minister to Reaffirm Commitment to Equality at G7 Biarritz Summit

Aug 23, 2019

NWAC CEO Lynne Groulx Participates in United Nations Effort to Preserve Indigenous Languages Worldwide

Aug 19, 2019

PM Trudeau to announce today important protections for Arctic marine ecosystems, but the rising tide calls for greater climate action

Aug 01, 2019

Sen. McCallum’s Amendments to Bill S-3 Mark a Historic Moment in Canadian Environmental Law

Jul 19, 2019

Native Women’s Association of Canada Breaks Ground on New Social and Cultural Innovation Centre

Jul 12, 2019

Native Women’s Association of Canada to Attend Canada Premiers’ 2019 Summer Meeting in Saskatchewan

Jul 08, 2019

A new deal, a new day: What the USMCA means for the rights of Indigenous women

Jul 03, 2019

Inherited Discrimination: The Legacy of the Indian Act

Jul 03, 2019

A Short History of Sex-Based Inequities in the Indian Act

Jul 03, 2019

Indigenous Human Rights Institutions and the Pathway to Justice

Jul 03, 2019

Dark Dawn: The Long Shadow of Injustice Persists

Jul 03, 2019

A New Dawn: Dialogue Shift in indigenous Rights

Jul 03, 2019

Blog 2 S-3: Making Sense of “6(1)(a) All the Way”

Jul 03, 2019

Delayed Justice, a Bandage Solution and the Gaps in Bill S-3

Jul 03, 2019

Protesting Mistakes: Gender and Culture in the Review of Indian Register Decisions

Jul 03, 2019

Balancing the Scales of Justice: Bill C-262’s implementation of UNDRIP is a necessary step toward reconciliation

Jul 03, 2019

NWAC Launches Phase 2 of Faceless Dolls Project on National Indigenous Peoples Day: ‘Putting a Face on Justice: From Calls for Justice to Action’

Jun 21, 2019

NWAC Partners with Global Affairs In Faceless Dolls Sister Panels Exhibit Launch

Jun 20, 2019

NWAC Urges Government of Canada to Choose Action Over Further Consultation on Sex-Based Discrimination in the Indian Act.

Jun 13, 2019

Statement Re: NWAC Membership Meeting

Jun 08, 2019

Indigenous Women: Peace, Security and Inclusion: Women Deliver 2019 Conference Session

Jun 05, 2019

NWAC advocates for gender equality and Indigenous rights at CETA forum in Brussels

Jun 03, 2019

The National Inquiry Calls for Justice – NWAC Calls for Action

Jun 03, 2019

Toward UNDRIP: Bill C-262 and Partisan Attacks on Indigenous Rights

Jun 03, 2019

Consulting and Colonizing

Jun 03, 2019

Trauma Informed and Culturally Appropriate Approaches in the Workplace

Apr 15, 2019

Nunavut Joins NWAC to have Inuit Women’s Voices Heard. The Nunavut Inuit Women’s Association is now a Provincial Territorial Member Association of NWAC

Apr 15, 2019

NWAC Statement On Defeat Of Bill S-215, An Act To Amend The Criminal Code (Sentencing For Violent Offences Against Indigenous Women)

Apr 12, 2019

First Nations Women Leaders Demand An End To Indian Act Sex Discrimination

Apr 08, 2019

Budget 2019 Fails Indigenous Women

Mar 19, 2019

NWAC Statement On Manitoba Advocate For Children & Youth Report

Mar 15, 2019

NWAC calls for an international alliance to end human trafficking of Indigenous women and girls at 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Mar 14, 2019

NWAC hosted side event at the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

Mar 11, 2019

NWAC Meets With The Prime Minister’s Office

Feb 25, 2019

Native Women’s Association of Canada Signs Accord

Feb 19, 2019

NWAC Meets With National Coordination Of Indigenous Women In Colombia (CONAMIC) To Share Knowledge And Build Solidarity

Feb 19, 2019

NWAC Calls For Truth And Transparency Amidst SNC-LAVALIN Scandal

Feb 13, 2019

NWAC To Attend Official Global Launch Event Of The 2019 International Year Of Indigenous Languages

Jan 25, 2019

United Nations Human Rights Committee Findings That Indian Act Still Discriminates Against First Nations Women, NWAC Urges Federal Government To Act

Jan 18, 2019

NWAC To Attend Official Global Launch Event Of The 2019 International Year Of Indigenous Languages

Jan 18, 2019

NWAC’s Executive Director, Lynne Groulx, Named One Of Canada's Most Powerful Women

Nov 23, 2018

NWAC Condemns Ontario Government’s Decision to Debate Existence of Gender Spectrum

Nov 20, 2018

NWAC Left Out Of Over 100 Engagement Sessions On Federal Recognition And Implementation Of Indigenous Rights Framework

Nov 15, 2018

NWAC Announces New LGBTQ2S+ Unit

Nov 06, 2018

European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights Reaches out to the Native Women’s Association of Canada - Raises Concerns about Discrimination Against Indigenous Women in Canada

Oct 19, 2018

It’s time to be ambitious on climate action: NWAC engages with IPCC in support of the latest report on climate change

Oct 18, 2018

A new deal, a new day: What the USMCA means for the rights of Indigenous women

Oct 03, 2018

L’AFAC CÉLÈBRE SA 44e ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE ANNUELLE

Sept 18, 2018

NWAC advocates for gender equality and Indigenous rights at CETA forum in Brussels

Sept 13, 2018

NWAC Celebrates its 44TH AGA

Sept 12, 2018

NWAC Announces New Ontario PTMA

Sept 07, 2018

NWAC Reaches Out to the Two- Spirit and LGBTQ+ Communities

Aug 24, 2018

NWAC Calls On Manitoba Hydro And RCMP To Take Accountability For Alleged Abuse Against Indigenous Women

Aug 24, 2018

NWAC Addresses Premiers At Council Of The Federation

Jul 18, 2018

NWAC Statement on Ontario Indigenous Curriculum and Reconciliation

Jul 18, 2018

NWAC Addresses Premiers at Council of the Federation

Jul 18, 2018

NWAC’s Executive Director Wins the Hope and Empowerment Award

Jul 12, 2018

Apply now for the Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award !!

Jul 10, 2018

NWAC Concerned For Indigenous Women’s Safety Following Greyhound Service Cancellation

Jul 10, 2018

NWAC Undertakes Cross-country Community Sessions On The Effects Of The Indian Act On Women & Children

Jun 13, 2018

NWAC Makes Historical Purchase Benefiting Indigenous Women In Canada

Jun 07, 2018

NWAC Frustrated & Disagrees With Six Month Extension At MMIWG

Jun 05, 2018

FICHE DE RENDEMENT DE L’AFAC DE MAl 2017 à MARS 2018

May 22, 2018

An Open Letter to Indigenous Women of Canada

May 18, 2018

An Open Letter to Indigenous Women of Canada

May 18, 2018

NWAC Executive Director Joins National Group To Help Indigenous Women With Financial Literacy

May 14, 2018

La Directrice Générale De L’afac Se Joint Au Groupe De Travail National Sur La Littératie Financière Des Autochtones

May 14, 2018

A Short History of Sex-Based Inequities in the Indian Act

May 13, 2018

L’AFAC PUBLIE SA TROISIÈME FICHE DE RENDEMENT AU SUJET DE L’ENQUÊTE NATIONALE SUR LES FEMMES ET LES FILLES AUTOCHTONES DISPARUES ET ASSASSINÉES

May 08, 2018

NWAC Releases Third Report Card On National Inquiry Into MMIWG

May 07, 2018

Indian Act (French Version)

May 01, 2018

NWAC Respects Families’ Right To Have A Voice At MMIWG Inquiry

Apr 27, 2018

L’AFAC RESPECTE LE DROIT DES FAMILLES D’AVOIR UNE VOIX À L’ENQUÊTE FFADA

Apr 27, 2018

PREMIÈRE PARTICIPATION DE L’AFAC AU SOMMET DES AMÉRIQUES, AU PÉROU

Apr 19, 2018

NWAC Presses Government Of Canada To Include Indigenous Women In Nation To Nation Framework

Apr 17, 2018

L’AFAC INSISTE AUPRÈS DU GOUVERNEMENT DU CANADA POUR QUE LES FEMMES AUTOCHTONES FASSENT PARTIE DU CADRE DE NATION À NATION

Apr 17, 2018

Labour Market Development Info Bulletin Special Edition VOLUME 4 February-March 2018

Apr 11, 2018

NWAC Makes Inaugural Appearance At Summit Of The Americas In Peru

Apr 09, 2018

NWAC Visits Brazil For “Voice Of Indigenous Women” International Exchange

Mar 27, 2018

Inherited Discrimination: The Legacy of the Indian Act

Mar 27, 2018

L’AFAC PARTICIPE À UNE CONFÉRENCE SUR LA CONDITION DE LA FEMME AUX NATIONS UNIES, À NEW YORK

Mar 14, 2018

NWAC Participates In Status Of Women Conference At United Nations In New York City

Mar 13, 2018

Indigenous Human Rights Institutions and the Pathway to Justice

Mar 13, 2018

Dark Dawn: The Long Shadow of Injustice Persists

Mar 13, 2018

A New Dawn: Dialogue Shift in indigenous Rights

Mar 13, 2018

LE BUDGET FÉDÉRAL 2018 INSPIRE DE L’ESPOIR À L’AFAC

Mar 12, 2018

L’AFAC APPUIE LA DEMANDE DE PROLONGATION DE L’ENQUÊTE NATIONALE SUR LES FEMMES ET LES FILLES AUTOCHTONES DISPARUES ET ASSASSINÉES

Mar 12, 2018

HONNEUR AUX FEMMES AUTOCHTONES À L’OCCASION DE LA JOURNÉE INTERNATIONALE DES FEMMES 2018

Mar 09, 2018

Honouring Indigenous Women On International Women’s Day 2018

Mar 08, 2018

NWAC Supports MMIWG Inquiry’s Request For Extension

Mar 06, 2018

Blog 2 S-3: Making Sense of “6(1)(a) All the Way”

Mar 05, 2018

NWAC Hopeful With Federal Budget 2018

Feb 28, 2018

Delayed Justice, a Bandage Solution and the Gaps in Bill S-3

Feb 26, 2018

NWAC Faults Broken Systems With Lack Of Justice For Tina Fontaine

Feb 23, 2018

Protesting Mistakes: Gender and Culture in the Review of Indian Register Decisions

Feb 19, 2018

Balancing the Scales of Justice: Bill C-262’s implementation of UNDRIP is a necessary step toward reconciliation

Feb 19, 2018

NWAC Prepared To Engage On New Indigenous Rights Framework

Feb 16, 2018

NWAC Kicks Off The 5th Annual Aboriginal Women’s Business Entrepreneurship Network Conference In Saskatoon, SK

Feb 15, 2018

Toward UNDRIP: Bill C-262 and Partisan Attacks on Indigenous Rights

Feb 14, 2018

NWAC Calling For Real Change To Justice System

Feb 13, 2018

150 km Winter Walk For Second MMIWG Inquiry In Northern Saskatchewan

Feb 09, 2018

Accessibility

Feb 04, 2018

Indian Act

Feb 04, 2018

Consulting and Colonizing

Feb 02, 2018

NWAC Reprimands Media For Coverage in Tina Fontaine Murder Trial

Feb 01, 2018

NWAC Sharing Knowledge in Bolivia, South America

Jan 18, 2018

NWAC Dismayed With Ongoing Issues At National Inquiry

Jan 12, 2018

NWAC Congratulates Jeannette Corbiere -Lavell on Being Awarded the Order of Canada

Jan 05, 2018

NWAC Voices Support For Indigenous Activist's Liver Transplant

Dec 19, 2017

NWAC Declares Sex-Based Discrimination & Boycotts Ministers Meeting

Dec 11, 2017

NWAC Statement of Support – Bill C-262

Dec 05, 2017

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Nov 25, 2017

NWAC Observes the Trans Day of Remembrance

Nov 20, 2017

NWAC Responds to Latest Version of Bill S-3

Nov 09, 2017

Statement Regarding Missing NWAC Faceless Doll Panels, by Francyne Joe

Oct 20, 2017

NWAC Continues to Support the National Inquiry into MMIWG2S

Oct 10, 2017

NWAC’s Voice Silenced Once Again at First Ministers Meeting

Oct 03, 2017

NWAC Calls for Resignation of Senator Lynn Beyak

Sept 18, 2017

La nouvelle structure fédérale des Affaires autochtones doit inclure la pleine consultation des femmes autochtones

Sept 11, 2017

La voix nationale des femmes autochtones réduite au silence au niveau national

Sept 09, 2017

National Voice of Indigenous Women Silenced at Federal Level

Sept 08, 2017

New Federal Structure for Indigenous Affairs Must Include Full Consultation with Indigenous Women

Aug 29, 2017

NWAC Releases Its Nation-to-Nation Position Paper

Aug 29, 2017

NWAC Releases A Full Report on Indigenous Women in Solitary Confinement

Aug 26, 2017

NWAC Encourages Indigenous Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction as BC Wildfires Continue

Jul 26, 2017

NWAC Congratulates Former Board Member Bernadette Smith as She Wins Point Douglas, MB Riding

Jul 25, 2017

L’AFAC indique au Conseil de la fédération les priorités ce qui est prioritaire pour appuyer les femmes et les filles autochtones

Jul 19, 2017

NWAC Identifies Key Priorities for Supporting Indigenous Women and Girls at Council of Federation

Jul 19, 2017

L’AFAC accueille favorablement la responsabilité organisationnelle qui accompagne la croissance du parrainage

Jul 18, 2017

L’AFAC réclame un leadership autochtone robuste à la suite de la démission de la directrice générale de l’Enquête nationale sur les femmes et les filles autochtones disparues et assassinées

Jul 17, 2017

L’assemblée générale annuelle de l’AFAC donne à Francyne D. Joe un mandat de 3 ans

Jul 17, 2017

Francyne D. Joe Receives 3-Year Mandate from NWAC Annual General Assembly

Jul 17, 2017

NWAC Joins the Call for a Restructure of the National Inquiry into MMIWG

Jul 11, 2017

NWAC Welcomes Announcement of More Hearings to be Held by the National Inquiry into MMIWG

Jul 06, 2017

NWAC Calls for Strong Indigenous Leadership as Executive Director Resigns from Inquiry into MMIWG

Jul 01, 2017

L’AFAC félicite l’ex-membre de son conseil d’administration Bernadette Smith, qui remporte la circonscription de Point Douglas

Jun 19, 2017

La Commission d’enquête nationale sur les femmes et les filles autochtones disparues et assassinées a rencontré les organismes autochtones nationaux cette semaine

Jun 17, 2017

National Inquiry into MMIWG Met with National Indigenous Organizations This Week

Jun 16, 2017

L’AFAC joint sa voix à celles qui demandent une restructuration de l’Enquête nationale sur les femmes et les filles autochtones disparues et assassinées

Jun 11, 2017

L’AFAC forme un partenariat avec EDSC pour élaborer un cadre autochtone d’apprentissage et de garde des jeunes enfants

May 31, 2017

NWAC Interim President Francyne D. Joe Introduces the 2nd Inquiry Into MMIWG Report Card

May 18, 2017

Deuxième fiche de rendement de l'Enquête nationale sur les femmes et les filles autochtones disparues et assassinées présentée par la présidente intérimaire de l'AFAC, Francyne D. Joe

May 16, 2017

NWAC Partners with ESDC to Develop an Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework

May 13, 2017

À l’occasion du mois de la prévention de l’agression sexuelle, l’AFAC souligne l’importance de dénoncer le harcèlement sexuel et les agressions sexuelles

May 12, 2017

NWAC Stresses the Importance of Reporting Sexual Harassment & Assault During SAPM

May 12, 2017

Pour la fête des Mères, l’AFAC annonce une campagne de sensibilisation et de collecte de fonds

Apr 25, 2017

NWAC Announces Mother’s Day Awareness & Fundraising Campaign

Apr 24, 2017

L’AFAC célèbre la Journée internationale de la femme au Sommet national des femmes autochtones

Mar 08, 2017

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

Mar 08, 2017

L’AFAC explique dans les grandes lignes comment participer aux travaux de l’Enquête et trouver du soutien

Mar 07, 2017

NWAC Welcomes Corporate Responsibility as Sponsorships Grow

Mar 07, 2017

NWAC Outlines How to Participate in the National Inquiry into MMIWG & Find Support

Mar 07, 2017

Over 100 Registrants for AWBEN Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs’ Conference

Feb 20, 2017

Statistics Canada Launches 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey

Jan 16, 2017

COMMUNIQUÉ – Statistique Canada lance l’Enquête auprès des peuples autochtones de 2017

Jan 16, 2017

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

Jan 13, 2017

L’Institut de la santé des Autochtones des IRSC annonce la nomination de Carrie Bourassa, Ph. D. à titre de directrice scientifique de l’ISA

Jan 13, 2017

NWAC Releases Report Card on the National Inquiry into MMIWG

Jan 05, 2017

NWAC Presents on MMIWG Inquiry at IACHR Ahead of International Human Rights Day

Dec 26, 2016

NWAC Remains Resolved to End Violence Against Indigenous Women This National Day of Remembrance

Dec 06, 2016

NWAC Hosting Tracie Léoste & Amanda Rheaume at Free Live 16 Days Event

Dec 02, 2016

Dismissal of "Sixties Scoop" Class Action Suit Would Violate Spirit of Reconciliation

Dec 01, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Failure of Authorities to Press Charges Against Officers Accused of Sexual Abuse in Val-d'Or Exemplifies Systemic Violence Inflicted Upon Indigenous Women

Nov 26, 2016

Nous vous croyons : l’AFAC appuie les sœurs de Val-d’Or au monument des droits de la personne mardi

Nov 23, 2016

COMMUNIQUÉ : La présidente de l’AFAC, Francyne Joe, représente les femmes autochtones dans un groupe d’experts sur l’environnement et les changements climatiques

Nov 22, 2016

We Believe You; NWAC Stands With The Sisters of Val-d'Or at the Human Rights Monument Tuesday

Nov 21, 2016

L’absence d’accusations contre les agents de la région de Val-d’Or concernant des allégations d’agression sexuelle illustre la violence systémique infligée aux femmes autochtones

Nov 17, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: NWAC President Francyne Joe Represents Indigenous Women on Environment and Climate Change Panel

Nov 16, 2016

NWAC Extends Heartfelt Condolences to Family and Loved Ones of the Late Annie Pootoogook

Oct 13, 2016

NWAC Applauds Gord Downie’s Call to Action for Indigenous Communities

Aug 23, 2016

New NWAC Executive Director Focuses on Policy and Branding

Jun 12, 2016

NWAC stands in solidarity with Truth and Reconciliation Commission upon the release of their final report on tragic Indian residential school legacy in Canada

Dec 15, 2015

NWAC Disappointed Once Again by report released by special parliamentary committee on vaiw

Mar 07, 2014

NWAC applauds arrest but says more needs to be done

Jun 06, 2012

L’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada

Dec 06, 2011

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