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Reflecting on 2018 and looking towards 2019

Reflecting on 2018 and looking towards 2019

As 2018 comes to an end, we are reflecting on the busy year we had and what a pleasure it has been to work with organizations across the country who are committed to truth and reconciliation. We have written about some of the previous projects we’ve worked on in 2018,...

September 2018 Update

September 2018 Update

If you follow Sakatay Global on social media, you may have noticed Shannon has been spending lots of time on the East coast. Shannon has taken on some work with Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief for Nova Scotia/Newfound Morley Googoo as Senior Projects...

Spring 2018 Projects

Spring 2018 Projects

Pathways to Education Canada We had another cohort of Pathways to Education staff complete the facilitated version of the Indigenous Circle Approach to Cultural Confidence™ course in June. We learn so much from each session we run and this session was no different. It...

First ever Global Conference on Indigenizing Entrepreneurship

First ever Global Conference on Indigenizing Entrepreneurship

From June 3rd to 5th the Global Conference on Indigenizing Entrepreneurship, “Brought experts from across Canada and around the world together to share best practices, compelling stories and crucial insights on how Indigenous values, histories and ways of knowing can...

Island Lake Walkers complete #StopMeth walk

Island Lake Walkers complete #StopMeth walk

On March 28th, Maureen Wood from St. Theresa Point First Nation began walking to raise awareness of the devastating impacts of methamphetamine in the Island Lake First Nations. The communities of roughly 14,000 people, including Wagasamack, St. Theresa Point, Red...

News

Decision to axe Child Advocate Office in Ontario a ‘travesty’

Decision to axe Child Advocate Office in Ontario a ‘travesty’

Doug Ford’s provincial government repealed the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act 2007 and scrapped the role of the Ontario Child Advocate (OCA), making Ontario the largest province without a child advocate. The OCA is an independent advocacy organization...

Indigenous women coerced into sterilization across Canada: senator

Indigenous women coerced into sterilization across Canada: senator

Many brave Indigenous women and their allies have come forward and shared horrifying accounts of Indigenous women being forcibly sterilized by health care professionals. There have been reports of forced sterilizations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and...

“Poetry is my ceremony.”

“Poetry is my ceremony.”

On Monday October 15th, Shannon attended a spoken word event hosted by Halifax Public Libraries. It was a wonderful evening with Cree poet Rosanna Deerchild and local Indigenous poets Deidre Lee, Rebecca Thomas, and Arielle Twist. Over the course of the evening, the...

Government of Ontario cancels summer TRC writing sessions

Government of Ontario cancels summer TRC writing sessions

Sakatay Global is disheartened to hear of the decision by the Ontario government to cancel summer curriculum-writing sessions focused on Indigenous histories and cultures. Last month, two week-long Truth and Reconciliation Commission writing sessions were cancelled...