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Free Learning, Talks & Films

  • Don’t Need Saving: Aboriginal Women & Access to Justice

A Wolf Dog Production. Director/Producer Audrey Huntley. Camera/Editor: Mike Barber.

  • Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside

“Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside” is a short film that documents the 20 year history of the annual women’s memorial march for missing and murdered women in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories. By focusing on the voices of women who live, love, and work in the Downtown Eastside this film debunks the sensationalism surrounding a neighbourhood deeply misunderstood, and celebrates the complex and diverse realities of women organizing for justice. (32 mins)

A film by Alejandro Zuluaga and Harsha Walia, based on concept by the Downtown Eastside Power of Women Group. This is a not-for-profit production that is available for free distribution under creative commons license. For more information, to book a screening, or to order a DVD

  • Conquest: Sexual Violence and the American Indian Holocaust, Andrea Smith

  • Dr. Bonita Lawrence speaks on “Genocide, Assimilation, or Incorporation: Indigenous Identity and Modes of Resistance”.

This keynote address was delivered on 25 October 2008 at The 7th Annual New College Conference on RACISM & NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS – University of Toronto.

Introduction by Dr. Arnold H. Itwaru.

  • Missy Elliot addresses North American Anarchist Studies Network conference on January 16, 2011:

  • Cherry Smiley, Prostitución: A member of AWAN–Aboriginal Women’s Action Network

  • Lee Maracle: On Host Laws

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