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  HERstory: Judi Johnny, a woman on wings

Judi Johnny Portrait by Pavlina Sudrich Sister Judi Johnny of the Gwa’Sala Nakwaxda’Xw First Nation. Judi was from the Port Alberni region and was born on November 2nd, 1949. Her great spirit left... Continue reading

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  National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) 2021

News National AccessAbility Week 2021 - Art as protest   The way that we think about protest is fundamentally inaccessible to people with disabilities, but how can justice be attained unless our mo... Continue reading

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  The 24%: ACT ON THE FACTS – Learn something new in this Federal Election and why for millions of women your vote matters!

  DAWN Canada is sharing important facts throughout the remaining days of the campaign.  Voters are engaged and platforms have been shared.  Take some time to review each party’s platform, or watc... Continue reading

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HERstory: Reflecting on 35 years of service
  HERstory: Reflecting on 35 years of service
HERstory: A retrospective on DAWN Canada’s feminist disability activism In 1985, seventeen women from across Canada met to discuss disability righ... Continue reading
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  Hummingbird Award
  The Hummingbird Award honours major contributions to the advancement of women and girls with disabilities and inspires sustained effort to this ... Continue reading

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Indigenous Disability Awareness Month
  Indigenous Disability Awareness Month
  Indigenous Disability Awareness Month (November 2020) is the first annual month dedicated to raising awareness around issues specific to Indigen... Continue reading