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March 3, 2012

Moon Voices: Indigenous Women's Knowledge / Âhkamêyimowak: The Strength of Women

University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue  
March 9 to 11

IWGS and Ka Ni Kanichihk's Aboriginal Women Reclaiming Our Power Project  
are honoured to present  

ALL events are Free & Open to All  
Food, Child-minding and Bus Tickets will be available for all Participants  

or Register by phone to Kim at 786-9921 or Shannon at 918-2501   

Moon Voices in ACTion: Indigenous Women’s Knowledge Exchange is a three day culturally-rooted gathering led by Indigenous women and Grandmothers.  

Events throughout the weekend will explore many themes including:  
Impacts of Colonization on Indigenous Women  
Returning to our Cultural Roots to Address Issues of Violence
The Importance of Indigenous Women’s Stories
Grandmother’s Teachings and Wisdom for Living a Good Life
Traditional Land Use
Decolonization & Envisioning a Way Forward, Together.


Check out the video from Moon Voices Speak! 
Reclaiming our Power: Indigenous Women's Perspectives on Education.

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Âhkamêyimowak: The Strength of Women
University of Winnipeg
March 10, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

There is a force among women which Priscilla Settee calls Âhkamêyimowak, or persistence, which provides the strength for women to carry on in the face of 
extreme adversity. 

Âhkamêyimowak, also the title of Settee’s new book, is a Cree word and embodies the strength that drives women to survive, flourish and work for change in their communities.

Join Priscilla as she shares women’s stories from her book, both powerful personal stories and those describing institutional relationships that keep Indigenous women in Canada. 

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