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08 November
2017
Québec Native Women reacts to the interim report of the NIMMIWG

Kahnawake, November 8th 2017 – Québec Native Women wishes to react to the publication of the interim report of the ... Read more

23 October
2017
Québec Native Women reacts to the request filed at the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services

Kahnawake, October 23rd, 2017 – Québec Native Women announces that it will no longer be represented by its law... Read more

06 October
2017
Québec Native Women reacts to the cancellation of the Energy East project

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06 October
2017
Québec Native Women reacts to the enactment of Bill 99

Kahnawake, October 6... Read more

12 July
2017
Quebec Native Women is launching its “My Indigenous Culture” campaign

In Fall 2017, Quebec Native Women is launching its “My Indigenous Culture” campaign. The purpose of this campaign is to demonstrate the importance ... Read more

11 July
2017
Resignation of a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commissioner

Kahnawake, July 11, 2017 – QNW is alarmed by the recent announcement of the departure of the National Inquiry into Missin... Read more

07 July
2017
Quebec Native Women reacts to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Press Conference

Kahnawake, July 6, 2017 – Following the press conference held on July 6, 2017 by the National Inquiry into Missing and Mu... Read more

30 June
2017
Québec Native Women reacts to the Government Action Plan for the Social and Cultural Development of the First Nations and Inuit 

Kahnawake, June 29, 2017 – It is with positivity and optimism that Québec Native Women welcomes the Government Action P... Read more

05 June
2017
Opening of the hearings of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Quebec: Listening, Reconciliation and Progress

Val-d’Or, June 5, 2017 – Québec Native Women (QNW) wishes to respond following the opening of the hearings of the Public Inquiry C... Read more

28 May
2017
CALL for the Participation of Indigenous women in the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress.

To all members,

As you know, the “Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: l... Read more

29 May
2017
Indigenous Customary Adoption: First Nations call for Amendments to Bill 113

Québec, May 26, 2017 – The Atikamekw Nation, the Innu Nation and Québec Native Women decry the refusal of the Government ... Read more

12 May
2017
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has postponed its regional consultations

Kahnawake, May 12, 2017 – Québec Native Women (QNW) wishes to react to the decision by the Commission of Inquiry to postp... Read more

27 March
2017
Special Report – Descheneaux case and Bill S-3

Background

The Government of Canada’s response to the decision was to engage in a two-phased legislative amendment proces... Read more

30 March
2017
Provincial budget 2017-2018 : Reactions from Quebec Native Women

Kahnawake, March 29, 2017 – Following the announcement of the 2017-2018 Quebec provincial budget, Quebec Native Women (QNW) agrees... Read more

23 March
2017
National Inquiry : Application – Families and relatives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Quebec

Families and relatives of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls in Quebec,

The National Inquiry is looking for you to get involved... Read more

16 March
2017
Official launch of the “Commission d’enquête : Écoute, Réconciliation et Progrès”

Kahnawake, March 16, 2017 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) wishes to express its point of view regarding the “Commission d’enquête : Éc... Read more

08 March
2017
Declaration of the elected women of the AFNQL and Quebec Native Women on the protection and safety of First Nations Women and Children and of all other members of our nations

According to the United Nations Declaration on the rights of Indigenous peoples, women and children of First Nations must be fully protected from a... Read more

17 February
2017
Violence in Indigenous communities : a vicious cycle that needs to be broken

Kahnawake, February 17, 2017 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) would like to highlight the courage of the women and child... Read more

08 February
2017
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls still has not submitted a timetable

Kahnawake, Fabruary 7, 2017 –Quebec Native Women (QNW) has conflicted feelings following the press conference of the Natio... Read more

17 January
2017
The Coroners report recognizes the apartheid system of the Indian Act

Kahnawake, January 17, 2017 – On January 14, Bernard Lefrançois tabled his coroners report following the public inquiry i... Read more

21 December
2016
A Public Inquiry in Quebec

Kahnawake, December 21, 2016 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) welcomes the decision of the Government of Quebec announcing the... Read more

15 December
2016
Petition : Establishment of an Independent Provincial Judicial Inquiry

Establishment of an Independent Provincial Judicial Inquiry to Investigate the Relationship Between Indigenous Women and Police Institution... Read more

07 December
2016
A third mandate for Viviane Michel, president of Quebec Native Women

Kahnawake, December 6, 2016 – On December 2nd, 3rd and 4th, members of the Quebec Native Women’s association (QNW) came t... Read more

18 November
2016
Anger and disappointment: Quebec Native Women condemns a racist and discriminatory system

Val-d’Or, November 18th, 2016 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) expresses disappointment, concern, and anger following the Crow... Read more

20 October
2016
One Year Later: The denunciations of Val-d’Or’s Indigenous Women

Kahnawake, October 20, 2016 – Nearly a year ago, Indigenous women from Val-d’Or publicly denounced violence and police abuses agai... Read more

06 October
2016
The Government of Quebec Finally Recognizes Customary Adoption

Kahnawake, October 6, 2016 – Following the Government of Quebec’s announcement at the National Assembly, Quebec Native Wo... Read more

22 September
2016
Turning towards our traditions: Valuing LGBTQ/Two-spirited Aboriginals and Fighting against sexual discrimination

Kahnawake, September 22, 2016 – Before colonization, being two-spirited was considered a gift that brought respect and ho... Read more

EVENTS

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November 11, 2017
Annual gathering of members 2017

44th ANNUAL GATHERING OF QUÉBEC NATIVE WOMEN.

As stipulated in the constitution and the regulations of Québec Native Women govern...
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August 20, 2017
Quebec Native Women’s Pride Parade Group

Quebec Native Women is pleased to invite you to join us on Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at the Montreal Pride Parade to celebrate diversity and show s...
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July 07, 2017
Register to THE QNW-UQAM Summer School: Female Indigenous Governance in Québec

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE QNW-UQAM Summer School: Female Indigenous Governance in Québec

Québec Native Wom...
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March 08, 2017
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls – Stand With Us

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Join us on International Women’s Day for a panel discussion addressi...
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December 03, 2016
Annual gathering of members 2016

43rd ANNUAL GATHERING OF QUÉBEC NATIVE WOMEN.

As stipulated in the constitution and the regulations of Québec Native Women govern...
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October 03, 2016
Turning towards our traditions: Valuing LGBTQ/Two-spirited Aboriginals and Fighting against sexual discrimination

Quebec Native Women is proud to invite you to participate in our conference “Turning towards our traditions: Valuing LGBTQ/two-spirited Aborigi...
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October 04, 2016
Intervention in a context of revelation of sexual assault towards indigenous children

The Quebec Native Shelters Network invite you on October 4 and 5 in Montreal, to their training “Intervention in a context of revelation of s...
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