Indigenous Women

We are all Treaty People – National Indigenous People Day – June 21, 2023

We would like to begin by acknowledging that the nine Women’s Centres are in Mi’kma’ki the traditional and ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq People and we acknowledge them as the … Read more

Rita Joe 2023 Heritage Day Honouree

In December 2013, the Nova Scotia government introduced a bill to create a holiday on the third Monday in February. This was partly in response to public pressure, as many … Read more

People Can Be Different But Equal

It has been 50 years since Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau announced that Canada will become a multicultural society. Canada’s Multiculturalism Act was the first act of its kind in the … Read more

Issues Facing Indigenous Women

First Nations, Métisand Inuit women (collectively referred to as Indigenous women) face many socio-economic issues today because of the effects of colonization. Moreover, social, economic and political marginalization, as well as racial stereotyping, discrimination, and the loss … Read more