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Decolonize & Anti-Oppression Workshop In Lekwungen & W̱SÁNEĆ territory (victoria, bc)

we will be holding a workshop at this years 11th annual Victoria Anarchist Bookfair and we hope to see you there!

FREE
Friday, September 9th, 2016
University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS), Student Union Building, Room B025, 3800 Finnerty Road, victoria, bc
2:00pm – 3:50pm

Accessibility:
– ASL interpretation is currently being secured
– the building entrance, workshop space, and washrooms are wheelchair accessible
– the workshop space is a scent-free/scent-reduced space; please refrain from wearing perfumes, colognes and/or other scents
– accessibility and safety guidelines for the bookfair can be found here: http://victoriaanarchistbookfair.ca/index.php/accessibility-and-safer-space-policy/
– if there are accessibility needs that must be met to ensure meaningful participation in this workshop please email bookfair organizers: info@victoriaanarchistbookfair.ca and workshop facilitators: theantioppressionnetwork@gmail.com

The workshop will be a facilitated circle discussion about colonization from an Indigenous context within Canada and include an exploration of anti-oppression terminology. Will be focusing on grassroots community organizing, meaningful solidarity building, & horizontal group/community structures.

facebook event page for workshop: https://www.facebook.com/events/529915343879835/
facebook event page for bookfair: https://www.facebook.com/events/1611723889141685/
The Anti-Oppression Network on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheAntiONetwork/
Victoria Anarchist Bookfair: http://victoriaanarchistbookfair.ca

Decolonize & Anti-Oppression Community Workshop in Tk’emlups (Kamloops), Secwepemc territory

DnA CommWS Poster_Kamloops
a black and white hand drawn poster for a community workshop in Tk’emlups (Kamloops) February 28th, 2015

thank you Kristy Tremblay for the poster. image description of it is at the bottom of the post.

Taking place on occupied & unceded Secwepemc territory.

Hosted by Femme For All Collective.
In solidarity with the grassroots community actions of Idle No More.

Tami Starlight – 2-Spirit Nehiyawak (also known as Cree) elder from the Peguis Nation (Manitoba)
vanessa bui – first-generation Vietnamese youth born on traditional Lekwungen & WSANEC territory (Victoria, BC)
– both currently reside on unceded Coast Salish territory (Vancouver, BC)

Donation page for those who cannot make it. Please donate and pass it on. (every bit helps)
https://theantioppressionnetwork.wordpress.com/donate-now/

-WHEN/WHERE-

Cost: by donation (no one turned away due to lack of funds)
Location: 225 7th Ave, Smorgasbord, Kamloops BC
Date: Saturday, February 28, 2015 (gregorian calendar)
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

-WHAT-

– discussion about colonization from an indigenous context within Canada
– anti-oppression terminology investigation & circle discussion
– grassroots community organizing, meaningful solidarity building, & horizontal group/community structures
– catered vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free snacks & tea

-ACCESSIBILITY INFO-

– the building, workshop space, and nearby washrooms are wheelchair accessible.
– ASL interpretation is not available for this event.
– Please leave your scents/perfumes at home, this is a scent-free/scent-reduced event. For more information on Multiple Chemical Sensitivities: http://dualpowerproductions.com/2011/03/14/multiple-chemical-sensitivities-mcs-accessibility-basics/
– This space is also safer space = anti-oppressive.

-CONTACT INFO-

for more information or accessibility requests please email: decolonizeantioppression@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/403301773169354/

[image description: a black and white hand drawn poster. at the top it says IN TEXT: DECOLONIZATION AND ANTI-OPPRESSION COMMUNAL WORKSHOP end text. off to the left below the title it says IN TEXT: WITH TAMI STARLIGHT AND VANESSA BUI BY DONATION SAFER SPACE GUIDELINES end text.

in the middle of the poster is a persyn wearing a headdress with their palms up facing outward. there is an oval on their body that goes around their palms. in the chest area is an infinity symbol and has the oval going through the loops on each side. on top of the palms of the hands it says IN TEXT: FEMME FOR ALL COLLECTIVE end text. below the palms is a circle with a cross dividing the circle into even quadrants.

at the bottom of the poster it says IN TEXT: 225 7th Ave, Smorgasbord, Tk’emlups (Kamloops), Unceded Occupied Secwepemc Territory @ 5:00PM
discussion about colonization from an Indigenous context
anti-oppression terminology investigation and circle discussion
grassroots community organizing, meaningful solidarity building
catered vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free snacks & tea

Saturday, February 28, 2015
(gregorian calendar) END TEXT. end description.]

Homebound: Last workshop of the 2014 tour!

poster for Decolonize & Anti-Oppression workshop in Vancouver, June 15th, 2014
the last Decolonize & Anti-Oppression community workshop of the tour! set for Sunday, June 15th in Vancouver / unceded Coast Salish territory!

Taking place on unceded Coast Salish Territory – Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, and Squamish nations.

In solidarity with the grassroots community actions of Idle No More.

**Report back from the spring 2014 tour!! **

Tami Starlight – Nehiyawak (also known as Cree) from the Peguis Nation is traveling from Vancouver / unceded Coast Salish territory to Montreal / Mohawk, Kanienkehaka, & Haudenosaunee territory.

Donation page for those who cannot make it. Please donate and pass it on. (every bit helps)
https://theantioppressionnetwork.wordpress.com/donate-now/

-When/Where-

Cost: $5 – $50 sliding scale; no one turned away due to lack of funds
Location: 1530 Canadian Pacific Lecture Room, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings Street, Vancouver BC
Date: Sunday, June 15th, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 5:30pm

-What-

– discussion about colonization from an indigenous context within Canada
– Anti-Oppression terminology investigation & circle discussion
– Community organizing, meaningful solidarity building, conflict resolutions & horizontal group/community structures

-Accessibility-

– the building, workshop space, and washrooms are wheelchair accessible.
– ASL interpretation will not be available for this event. A second workshop in July will be organized to have ASL interpretation, please stay tuned. (email us if you would like to be notified of the event or leave a message down below.)
– Please leave your scents/perfumes at home, this is a scent-free/scent-reduced event. For more information on Multiple Chemical Sensitivities:http://dualpowerproductions.com/2011/03/14/multiple-chemical-sensitivities-mcs-accessibility-basics/
– This space is also safer space = anti-oppressive.

website: https://theantioppressionnetwork.wordpress.com/
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Anti-Oppression-Network/214262228648923
tumblr: http://theantioppressionnetwork.tumblr.com/
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/theAOnetwork
youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/antioppressionnet

-Contact Information-
for more info or accessibility requests please email: decolonizeantioppression@gmail.com