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Research Assistant (1 FT Vacancy) Hybrid/Remote

Research Assistant (1 FT Vacancy) Hybrid/Remote **Indigenous Women are encouraged to apply. First preference will be given to all qualified Indigenous applicants.** Why make ONWA your career choice? Make a difference in the lives of Indigenous peoples by supporting and advocating for positive change. ONWA prides itself on providing all employees with a total rewards package […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 20230 Views

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Research Assistant ( 2 FT Vacancies) Hybrid

Research Assistant ( 2 FT Vacancies) Hybrid **Indigenous Women are encouraged to apply. First preference will be given to all qualified Indigenous applicants.** Why make ONWA your career choice? Make a difference in the lives of Indigenous peoples by supporting and advocating for positive change. ONWA prides itself on providing all employees with a total rewards […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 20230 Views

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Legacy of Residential Schools Continues

Legacy of Residential Schools Continues We must acknowledge the legacy of residential schools that are a part of the history of this country. The legacies of the residential school system continue to break the hearts, but not the resiliency of Indigenous peoples. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) stands in unity with the families who […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 20236 Views

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Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant **Indigenous Women are encouraged to apply. First preference will be given to all qualified Indigenous applicants.** Why make ONWA your career choice? Make a difference in the lives of Indigenous peoples by supporting and advocating for positive change. ONWA prides itself on providing all employees with a total rewards package that is generous and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 20230 Views

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Government of Canada Appointment of Ministerial Special Representative to Address Calls for Justice

Government of Canada Appointment of Ministerial Special Representative to Address Calls for Justice Thunder Bay, ON – The Canadian Government has announced the appointment of Jennifer Moore Rattray as the Ministerial Special Representative. Moore Rattray will provide advice and recommendations, through engagement with families, survivors, partners and organizations, in support of Calls for Justice 1.7 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 20237 Views

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Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women Youth Art Contest Winners

Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women Youth Art Contest Winners The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) held an Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women Youth Art Contest in November/December 2022. We asked Indigenous youth (ages 11-25) to submit artwork showcasing: “What ending violence against Indigenous women look like to you?” Submissions were sorted into 3 age brackets: […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202233 Views

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Serial Murders in Winnipeg: Addressing the Issue of Hate and Genocide

Serial Murders in Winnipeg: Addressing the Issue of Hate and Genocide OPINION Cora McGuire-Cyrette Executive Director, Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) The serial murders of Indigenous women in Winnipeg are a national tragedy and another example of how multiple systems continue to fail in keeping Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people safe. Most people in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202210 Views

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This National Nightmare Must End

This National Nightmare Must End OPINION Cora McGuire-Cyrette Executive Director, Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) To say Indigenous women are treated like trash is not a metaphor. The serial murders that occurred in Winnipeg, Manitoba are a national tragedy, another example of racism and hate. It is this hate and disrespect that continues to put […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 2022111 Views

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UN Human Rights Day highlights need for Canadians to respect the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

UN Human Rights Day highlights need for Canadians to respect the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) Thunder Bay, ON – Today on UN Human Rights Day the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) calls on all Canadians to educate themselves on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 202212 Views

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Race and Gender Discrimination Fuel Violence against Indigenous Women

Race and Gender Discrimination Fuel Violence against Indigenous Women Thunder Bay, ON – The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (White Ribbon Day) is a Canadian movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity. Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 202222 Views

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