women

Report advocates self-determined solutions to systemic problems underlying the ongoing crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Report advocates self-determined solutions to systemic problems underlying the ongoing crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Cora McGuire-Cyrette, Executive Director, ONWA
Cora McGuire-Cyrette, Executive Director, ONWA
Cora McGuire-Cyrette, Executive Director, ONWA
ONWA Report: Reconciliation with Indigenous Women: Changing the Story of MMIWG (2020)
ONWA Report: Reconciliation with Indigenous Women: Changing the Story of MMIWG (2020)
ONWA Report: Reconciliation with Indigenous Women: Changing the Story of MMIWG (2020)

Toronto, ON, Oct. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, as Sisters in Spirit vigils are being held across the country, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) has released a detailed report outlining key areas of concern and recommendations for moving forward in ending violence against Indigenous women and girls. It comes after the one year mark since the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

The report, titled: Reconciliation with Indigenous Women: Changing the Story of MMIWG (2020), centers Indigenous women, their knowledge and experience, as not only the

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fashion

New Podcast THE ROOT Explores Racism In Fashion And How Black & Brown Indigenous People Of Color Can Receive Real Agency In The Industry And Beyond

To understand the supply chain dynamics, agriculture and the history of the fashion industry is to understand a number of larger systems of inequality in America. Dominique Drakeford, founder of Melanin & Sustainable Style, and Kestrel Jenkins, host of the podcast, Conscious Chatter, are exploring issues revolving around fashion and race with their new 5-part podcast series, THE ROOT

As Fashion Week month comes to a close, the podcast’s final episode “Where Do We Go From Here” dropped today, featuring all 17 guest from its previous four episodes. The roster includes scholars, academic activists, designers, and marketers. 

Redefining Sustainability 

“The goal of THE ROOT is to discuss how we re-engineer and create activations around sustainable fashion,” says Drakeford. “What we’re doing with the series is redefining sustainability to embody

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