G(irls) 20 Summit

Categories: Native

G20 RussiaAre you an Aboriginal female between the ages of 18-20 that is passionate, forward thinking, and solution oriented ? Then the Girls 20 Summit is looking for you! Travel to Russia in 2013 to meet other young delegates from each G20 country, plus a representative from the European Union and the African Union.You will debate, discuss and design innovative ideas necessary to empower girls and women globally and present these to G20 Leaders. It’s an opportunity to engage and influence. VISION Our vision is for a world in which girls and women are empowered and able to participate fully in the economic … Continued

Acimowin: To Tell a Story

Categories: Native, Politics

Screen Shot 2012-09-20 at 9.22.57 PMLast March Megan Bertasson (Whitebear Woman, Wolf Woman) made a moving talk at TedXYorkU on storytelling and it’s importance for the Cree Nations. Not only for Cree Nations, but this story was one that touched my soul. And if you take the 12 minutes to watch this, it will touch yours as well. I tell this story because I believe that one of the most important defence that Aboriginal Peoples have engaged in has been storytelling.” Megan Bertasson