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Review of Smudge, Don’t Judge in Muskrat Magazine

Zainab Amadahy had a sneak peek at our video and wrote this review for Muskrat Magazine. Check it out!

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Smudge, Don’t Judge: Assisting Two Spirit/Trans Survivors of Violence

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Not Just Another Case: When Your Loved One Has Gone Missing or Been Murdered is coming to a community near you! We’re excited to announce that Aboriginal Legal Services has received a Commemoration Fund grant to screen our video across the country over the next two years. We begin in Newfoundland and Labrador in September and Halifax in October. Further destinations include: Northern Ontario, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Kehewin FN and Vancouver.

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Close the Camps! No One Is Illegal on Stolen Land!

July 12, Matt Cohen Park at 11:30 - 12:30 Spadina and Bloor No More Silence (NMS), Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), No One Is Illegal (NOII) and the Syria Solidarity Collective (SCC) call on you to meet at Matt Cohen Park (Bloor and Spadina), and then join us to bring our demands across the
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ASL Description of Strawberry Ceremony

We do our best to provide ASL interpretation at our events but due to the cold and logistics of the space it was not possible to have someone interpreting outside this past year – we did have interpretation at the feast and created this beautiful vlog for the Deaf community. Miigwetch to Tamy for her

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Media Release – 14th Annual Strawberry Ceremony February 14, 2019

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Community-Led Database Report on Research Conducted between 2014 – 2016

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Queering Decolonization – Two Spirit Resistance Across Borders From Turtle Island to Palestine

Here is the audio from our January 25th panel discussion with Alex Wilson, Jeffrey McNeil, Teddy Syrette, May Ela and Ahmed Maswadeh at Toronto Council Fire Native Centre.

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14th Annual February 14th Strawberry Ceremony

Strawberry Ceremony with Elder Wanda Whitebird begins at 12:30 at Police Headquarters, 40 College Street at Bay, Toronto Please leave your agency, institutional and organisation banners at home and instead make signs in honour of women, girls, trans and two-spirit people who have died violent and premature deaths. Singers, song keepers and drummers please bring

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Update – Indigenous Land Defence Across Borders: Solidarity Exchange with Palestine

Members of The Indigenous Land Defence Across Borders project have returned from our first solidarity exchange with the Indigenous people of Palestine. A delegation of seven – cis and two spirit – women (five Indigenous,  one Palestinian and one ally) visited villages and cities in occupied Palestine from July 9th – 16th. Our guides, members

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No More Silence Blog – New Logo

  Check out the new No More Silence logo – we have grown over the years and do much more than break silence – we hoped to reflect a bit of that with this new design created by Maaiingan Productions.

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Indigenous Land Defence Across Borders Projec

ILDAB was initiated by No More Silence along with members of the Palestinian community in Toronto and the West Bank. The collaboration is organizing a solidarity exchange between Six Nations and Palestine. This feminist led initiative of Indigenous women and their allies will coordinate between Indigenous activists on Turtle Island and in Palestine. Solidarity exchanges

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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

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

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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

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Violence No More – May 24, 2014

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

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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

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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

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