Status of Women Council of the NWT
Status of Women Council of the NWT

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Family Violence Awareness Week
Oct
16
to Oct 22

Family Violence Awareness Week

October 16- October 22, 2017

A whole week of activities will be planned throughout the NWT to talk about family violence. The theme this year is around healthy relationships and healthy communication.  Stay tuned for events in  your area.  More information to follow.  Check out the Family Violence Awareness Week tab under projects for more information, funding and resources. 

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Oct
16
to Oct 22

FVAW: Fort Good Hope

October 16 Monday
12:00pm Everyone is welcome to a Community Brunch at the band hall
7:00pm Family fun night at the band hall

October 17 Tuesday
1:00-2:00pm Radio Program- Information will be provided on family violence
2:00-4:00pm Elders Afternoon-Information will be provided and fun games

 October 18 Wednesday
3:00-5:00pm Radio phone in show & prizes
7:00pm Family Spa Night at the Drop in Centre
And sign making for “take back the night”

October 19 Thursday
3:00-5:00pm Radio phone in show Program
7:00pm Take Back the Night & Fire Works

Everyone who is joining the walk is to meet outside the band office. There we will walk down towards northern then towards Shauna Gully’s place and up towards the Health Centre then make our way down to the field for some fireworks, hot chocolate & hot dogs.

October 20 Friday
3:00-5:00pm Radio phone in show Program
7:00pm Family movie night & door prizes

 If you have any questions please contact Victim Services Worker 598-2247 or KG Wellness Worker at 598-2352

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Oct
16
to Oct 22

FVAW: Fort Providence

There will be daily activites and events.  Please contact Marcus Asomoah for more informaiton at (867) 699-3801.  There will also be other events held please contact Jessica Field for more information (867) 699-4311. 

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Oct
16
to Oct 22

FVAW: Aklavik

There are two events happening in Aklavik.

For details on the first event please contact Terri Lynn Starr at (867) 978-2265

The first week of November there will be more events happening in Aklavik. For details on the those upcoming events please contact Allan Saunders at (867) 978-2941.

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FVAW: Dettah/Ndilo
Oct
16
to Oct 22

FVAW: Dettah/Ndilo

YELLOWKNIVES DENE FIRST NATION Will be hosting Family Violence Awareness Week events. 

Feeding of the Fire Ceremony and Blessing of both Communities: Oct 11, 2017 In Dettah at 4-6:30pm and Oct 13, 2017 in Ndilo at 4-6:30pm.  There will be drummers with opening ceremony and prayer songs, elder prayer and feeding of the fire, community blessing by Jim Lynn, Dinner and slide sow presentation.

October 19-26:
-There will be sewing classes doing traditional sewing. Ndilo Chekoa Program which is on Thursdays - to promote Dene Culture and traditional values by teaching women the traditional skills.
-Boys Handgames at the Ndilo Chekoa Program.  Boys will learn to traditional drum and sing and the rules of handgames to be involved with Drum Dances and Handgames Tournaments.
 

Oct 22, 2017: Dettah Sunday Brunch at 12-2pm at the Dettah Wellness Building. During brunch there will be board games.

To learn more about what will be happening in Dettah and Ndilo please contact Jennifer Drygeese for more information at (867) 920-2925. 

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Oct
16
to Oct 22

FVAW: Fort Simpson

Oct 16th
11:30-1:30pm
Lunch hour BBQ at RCMP detachment.

Oct 17
3:30-5pm
T-shirts and signs for march on Thursday at friendship centre

6:30
Fitness class at Rec Centre

Oct 18
3:30-5pm
T-shirts and signs for march on Thursday at friendship centre

4-8:30
Card holder making at friendship centre

Oct 19
7:30
take back the night from LKFN to prenatal building. starts at 7:30 but if you want to make a poster come at 7. Supplies available. Hot chocolate after.

Oct 21
9-11am
Community Breakfast at the Rec Centre.

6-8:30
Family Dance at the Rec Centre

For more information please contact Betty Bird at (867) 695-1800.

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Oct
18
to Oct 22

FVAW: Behchoko

October 18, 2017: There will be an event at the Elementary School for about 1 hour, showing a video about Breaking the Silence 27 minutes. Hands on tools using healthy food to spend time together in a good way to open up the conversation. Will do a prize at the end.

October 19, 2017: Well do another event at the Friendship Center for the Public/ homeless people.

October 20, 2017: Well do the same event in another school Chief Jimmy School in Edzo.

For more information please contact Monique Laing at (867) 392-6075

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Oct
21
1:30pm 1:30pm

FVAW: Yellowknife

Family Fun Day

Oct 21, 2017 at 1:30-3:30 at Northern United Place.

Come spend the afternoon with you family.  Face-painting, three legged race, craft and activities, reading corner, popcorn and fun.

For more information please call Samantha at (867) 920-6177. 

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Oct
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

FVAW: Inuvik

Oct 20th @ Ingamo Hall from 6-9pm.

Family Fun Night

Families are encouraged to bring their whole family out for an evening of board games and crafts that they can do together as a family.  The Youth Center has agreed to set up the space for the event as well as provide live music on the stage followed by an open mike session for those that wish to sing or play an instrument for the crowd.

During this event we will also host a crib tournament for those interested in participating. This will be done with an A and B division. Prizes will be awarded for both divisions as well we will have door prize draws for all that attend.

-          Light snacks will be served as well as soup and bannock, coffee, tea and water

-          Grand door prize of one 45 Gallon Drum of gas!

-          Live music, entertainment and open mic provide by the Inuvik Youth Center! 

-           Light snacks will be served as well as soup and bannock, coffee, tea and water

-          Several other door prizes available!  Separate gas and food cards for crib tournament prizes!

-          Children must be accompanied with an adult

-          Must be present to win door prizes!

For more infromation please contact Crystal Navratil at (867) 777-7378

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Oct
20
1:00pm 1:00pm

FVAW: Fort McPherson

The Tl'oondih Healing Society will be hosting events on Oct 20th

Adults
1-3pm
Meditation, guest speaker, movie, games, snacks and door prizes

Yough
3:30-5pm
guest speaker, games, movie, door prizes and snacks.

Information will also be on the local radio station. 

For more information regarding these events please contact Mary Ross at (867) 952-2025.

Other events done by the school will be happening in the school early November for the details please contact Shirley Peterson at (867) 952-2131

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FVAW: Norman Wells
Oct
19
5:30pm 5:30pm

FVAW: Norman Wells

Date: October 19, 2017
Time: 5:30pm – 9pm
Location: Norman Wells, NT – Youth and Elder Centre

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A nice candle light walk, poster making, door prizes, and full barbeque.

Please contact Justin DaSilva for more information at (867) 688-0668. 

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Oct
16
to Oct 20

FVAW: Tsiigehtchic

Oct 16th: Family Night, 6-8pm in the gym
team games, activities and prizes.

Oct. 18th: Meghan will be doing healthy relationship workshops for grad 6-9 on Wednesday.

Oct. 19th: RCMP are planning on doing women's self-defence workshops on Thursday evening.  The Aboriginal Wellness Worker will also be speaking about this event.

For more information or in case information changes please contact Meghan Thom at meghan_thom@gov.nt.ca or call (867) 953-3041.

 

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Sisters In Spirit Vigil and March
Oct
4
11:30am11:30am

Sisters In Spirit Vigil and March

"Be the Change"

To bring voice and attention to the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Every year, communities across Canada come together to honor the lives of our sister, mothers, daughters that were tragically taken away. This year’s theme is “Be the Change”

October 4th

11:30am Meet at City Hall (guest speakers)

12:00pm Walk to Northern United Place (NUP)

12:30 – 1:30pm Refreshments and PowerPoint presentation

Stand with us in bringing awareness to this human right crisis. Together, we’re stronger.
For more information contact Hawa at 873-5509 Ext. #231.


Hosted by the Native Women’s Association of the NWT, MMIWG Project and Yellowknife Victim Services

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Take Back the Night
Sep
21
6:00pm 6:00pm

Take Back the Night

September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21st at 6:00pm, Somba K'e Park, Yellowknife residents are invited to march together and raise their voices to help stop violence against women and children in the streets. .

The official starting place for the march begins at City Hall and will proceed through the downtown.  It will end in front of the Greenstone Building. Participants are encouraged to bring drums, pots, pans and banners to the march.

Hosted by The Status of Women Council of the NWT.
Advertising sponsored by The Public Service Alliance Of Canada North NWT Regional Women's Committee.

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YK Women's Dialogue
Sep
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

YK Women's Dialogue

Arlene Hache is the North Slave representative for the Status of Women Council of the NWT and is looking for information from your.

"YK Women's Dialogue is an opportunity to inform that Status of Women Council of the NWT about your issues and priorities over the next year. As the representative for Yellowknife sitting on the Status of Women Council it is my goal to create an open and ongoing dialogue for change." - Arlene Hache


Hosted by Arlene Hache, North Slave Representative for the Status of Women Council of the NWT

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Sharing Circles
Aug
30
4:00pm 4:00pm

Sharing Circles

Finding the strength to move forward.  Guest speakers will be sharing their stories.

Dates: August 28, 29 & 30, 2017
Time: 4-7pm
Where: Main Post Office - 2nd Floor

There will be refreshments available.  Everyone is welcome to join us.

Hosted by the Native Women's Association of the NWT, MMIWG Family Support Liasion Unit. 

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