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She Is Wise Conference Nibwaakaa Inaadiziwin
15 March @ 8:00 am - 17 March @ 5:00 pm$500
ONWA is a not for profit organization to empower and support all Indigenous women and their families in the province of Ontario through research, advocacy, policy development and programs that focus on local, regional and provincial activities. ONWA supports women to take up their leadership roles in the family and in the community. ONWA supports women’s leadership: “To ensure that our voices are heard, we have to start by listening to each other first.”
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
Nibwaakaa inaadiziwin (She Is Wise in Ways of Life) is an annual conference about wise practices on addressing violence against Indigenous Women and Mother Earth. It references the wisdom and intelligence of women as well as the life-giving power every woman carries within her. This conference supports building Indigenous women’s leadership and developing actionable recommendations that encapsulate our vision of leadership and safer and healthier communities.
ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS
ONWA is committed to creating space for Indigenous women’s storytelling. This Conference honours and recognizes that Indigenous women have experiential knowledge, teachings, and stories that form a narrative of Indigenous women’s resilience and leadership within their families and communities. The conference captures their voices and perspectives and fosters a discourse of strength that seeks to change the narrative of violence through collective, cultural, and gendered empowerment.
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