Indigenous Young Women: Speaking Our Truths, Building Our Strengths



Idle No More WEBINAR - Self governance for our bodies & communities: Responding to colonial gender based violence

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network and the Indigenous Young Women's Council were invited by Idle No More to have a conversation on how they are currently responding to colonial gender based violence in their communities. This webinar included council members: Kirsten Lindquist, Melody McKiver & Megan Kanerahtenha:wi Whyte.

Council members discussed: media arts skills as self governance, decolonizing education, connecting body to land, Two Spirit people and the impact of residential schools, Two Spirit identities and teachings, consent over bodies/environment, rites of passage ceremonies and parenting, harmful stereotypes, etc.