Category: no more silence

Announcing Boxing Scholarships with Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Gym!

http://torontonewsgirls.com/ No More Silence is excited to announce that we have received funding from LUSH cosmetics to provide scholarships to Indigenous women, girls, trans and two spirit people to train with Savoy Howe at the Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Gym!! We are looking at holding two consecutive 12 week workshops (2 hours a week on Saturdays

Continue Reading

Decolonizing Solidarity Toronto May 27, 2017

Thanks to Leanne Simpson, Zainab Amadahy, Chanelle Gallant, Kerieva McCormick, Carol Lynne D’Arcangelis, Sheryl Lindsay and Wanda Whitebird for this thoughtful conversation.

Continue Reading

Not Just Another Case: A resource video for families of missing or murdered loved ones

Trigger Warning – grief and pain is being shared, please take care. This resource can assist: MMIW_Workshop_JS.10.19

Continue Reading

Violence No More at Ground Zero: It Starts With Us – August 2016, St. John’s Newfoundland

Violence No More at Ground Zero Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Trans and Two Spirit people Newfoundland and Labrador December 2016 On August 13 of this year, the It Starts With Us partnership between No More Silence (NMS), The Native Youth Sexual Health Network, and Families of Sisters In Spirit held its fourth annual

Continue Reading

Video Resource for Families of MMIWT2S Call Out for Community Input and Collaboration

No More Silence and Aboriginal Legal Services are teaming up with their shared expertise to create a video for family and community members who are dealing with the violent loss of a loved one. Over the years of working with survivors of violence and families of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls trans and two

Continue Reading

Violence No More – It Starts With Us with Bev Jacobs and Mary Eberts in Toronto on May 23, 2015

Continue Reading

No Justice, No Peace – Honouring Cindy Gladue

WOMEN DEMAND JUSTICE FOR CINDY GLADUE We, women outside the system at the grassroots, demand justice for Cindy Gladue and for all Indigenous women in the sex industry. Cindy Gladue was a 42 year old mother of two daughters, an Indigenous woman who was in the sex industry. In 2010 she was killed by an

Continue Reading

Violence No More – May 24, 2014

Sarah Hunt, Monica Forrester and Tanya Kappo on community based responses to Violence.

Continue Reading

Community Database – Data Entry has begun!

No More Silence is creating a community run database documenting violent deaths of Indigenous women/Two-Spirit and Trans in collaboration with Families of Sisters In Spirit, community partner The Native Youth Sexual Health Network and with the assistance of Dr. Janet Smylie and Conrad Prince of the Well Living House at the Keenan Research Centre. We

Continue Reading

Community Database Honouring Indigenous Women, Trans and Two-Spirits

No More Silence is creating a community run database documenting premature and violent deaths of Indigenous women/Two-Spirit and Trans in collaboration with Families of Sisters In Spirit, our community partner, The Native Youth Sexual Health Network and with the assistance of Dr. Janet Smylie and Conrad Prince of the Well Living House at the Keenan

Continue Reading

‘Oh Canada’ Our Home on Stolen Native land

July 1st settler celebrations are coming up – a good time to remember that Canada is founded on the disappearances of Indigenous women and destruction of the land. Let’s honour their spirits during this #SovereigntySummer and work to end the violence! Currently we are working together with Ottawa-based Families of Sisters in Spirit (FSIS) to

Continue Reading

VIDEOS: Violence No More with Andrea Smith and Families of Sisters In Spirit

Here are videos of the four panelists from Violence No More with Andrea Smith and Families of Sisters In Spirit event at the OISE Auditorium in Toronto on April 29, 2013. (The lighting conditions in the auditorium were not great for video, but beyond our control.) Part 01: Opening and Andrea Smith Part 02: Panel

Continue Reading

Violence No More with Andrea Smith and Families of Sisters In Spirit April 29th OISE Auditorium Toronto

Continue Reading

‘Oh Canada’ Our Home on Stolen Native land

July 1st settler celebrations are coming up – a good time to remember that Canada is founded on the murder of Indigenous women and destruction of the land. Let’s honour their spirits during this #SovereigntySummer and work to end the violence! Currently we are working together with Ottawa-based Families of Sisters and Spirit (FSIS) to

Continue Reading

8th Annual Toronto Ceremony on Feb 14 to honour our missing and murdered sisters

Strawberry and Water Ceremony with Wanda Whitebird begins at 12:30 Police Headquarters 40 College Street at Bay, TorontoCommunity Feast catered by NaMeRes at the 519 Church Street Community Centre; 519 Church Street following the rally. This year One Billion Rising (the global campaign for an end to violence against women and for gender equality) is

Continue Reading

VIDEOS: The Silence is Broken, But the Violence Continues: Now What? Part II

Here are videos of the four panelists from The Silence is Broken, But the Violence Continues: Now What? Part II event at the Native Women’s Resource Centre in Toronto on November 24, 2011. This event was part of Indigenous Sovereignty Week, Toronto 2011. Part 01: Opening Prayer and Song Part 02: Introduction Part 03: Lee

Continue Reading

The Silence is Broken Part II was attended by over 70 people

Watch for video that will be posted soon!

Continue Reading

The Silence is Broken: Now What? Part II – Nov 24 6:30 – 9:00 NWRC Gerrard & Sherburne

Join Lee Maracle, Darlene Ritchie and No More Silence in talking about the way forward to end the disappearances of Indigenous women!This event is part of Indigenous Sovereignty week and is part two of a discussion began in the summer:

Continue Reading