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31 October, 2013Celebrating our History, Shaping our Future
Come and Join us on November 9 - 10 at the Sheraton Laval Hotel for hot debates on the future of Aboriginal women. Registration and Program
November 5th 2014
QNW welcomes the conception of an Action Plan against racism and discrimination of Aboriginal peoples
Quebec City, November 5, 2013 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) is participating in the consultations on the Action Plan against racism and discrimination organized by the Quebec government’s secrétariat aux affaires autochtones on November 5 and 6...
October 16th 2014
A QNW report sent to James Anaya denounces the unstated paternity policy that keeps discriminating against Aboriginal women
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kahnawake, october 16 2013 - Quebec Native Women (FAQ) is pleased with the conclusions on Aboriginal women of the UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Issues concluding his visit to Canada. Not...
September 12th 2014
Canada must respect the right of Indigenous Peoples to make decisions about resource development on their lands
12 September 2013 MEDIA RELEASE ...
May 28th 2014
The history of residential schools and indigenous peoples must be part of the history curriculum in high school!
Quebec, May 16, 2013 - Amir Khadir, MP for Québec Solidaire today tabled in the National Assembly a petition from Quebec Native Women asking the Quebec government to integrate into the current secondary school history program the history of Indian Residential Schools and...
May 7th 2014
Last chance to sign the petition requesting the history of Aboriginal peoples and residential schools be included in high school curriculum
Kahnawake, May 6, 2013 - Today, more than ever, Quebec must have a history curriculum giving justice to Aboriginal peoples of the province and the country. While the federal government is trying to interfere in the country's history curriculum, Quebec Native Women reminds...
April 30th 2014
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Government’s Bill S-2 falls short to fully protect Aboriginal women Kahnawake, April 24, 2013 - Quebec Native Women (QNW) would like to reiterate its opposition...
March 20th 2014
Petition to reform the high school history curriculum to include the history of Aboriginal peoples, including the residential schools episode
Please sign and share QNW petition to reform the high school history curriculum: WHEREAS the passage of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Quebec is a historic moment for reconciliation and an opportunity to begin reflecting upon this dark episode in the history of Canada; ...
February 13th 2014
Human Rights Watch report reinforces the necessity for a National Public Commission of Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
Kahnawake, February 13, 2013 - Quebec Native Women is particularly concerned not only by the report released today by Human Rights Watch, but above all by the inadequate and contemptuous response given by the government to parliament yesterday. HRW report reveals the contempt...
January 25th 2014
Ellen Gabriel refuses the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, but accepts the recognition of Quebec Native Women.
Kahnawake, January 26, 2013 - Quebec Native Women wanted to acknowledge Ellen Gabriel’s commitment for Aboriginal women by awarding her a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Ellen Gabriel however declined the award, judging it inappropriate in the current context. ...
January 11th 2014
Kahnawake, January 11, 2013 - Quebec Native Women joins several dozen Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal organizations that have declared their support and to participate in the pan-Canadian movement Idle No More. For over 40 years, Aboriginal women in Quebec have not been idle and have...
January 8th 2014
Joint Statement Supporting Chief Spence and "Idle No More" Indigenous and human rights organizations stand in solidarity with Chief Theresa Spence in her appeal for full respect for...
November 7th 2014
Kahnawake, October 31, 2012 - Quebec Native Women Inc. is proud to announce the election of Viviane Michel as the new QNW President at the Association’s Annual General Assembly held on October 27 and 28, 2012 in Wendake, Quebec. Viviane Michel is from Maliotenam. She has been...