Aboriginal Justice

ABORIGINAL JUSTICE: Who is Missing on Valentine’s Day?

Hundreds gathered outside Toronto's Police Headquarters on St. Valentine's
Day to remember beloved Aboriginal women stolen by violence, apathy and

ABORIGINAL JUSTICE: Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign begins

Indigenous Haudenausonee
and settlers weave a future
after an agreement's first
400 years.

ABORIGINAL JUSTICE/PALESTINE REFLECTION: Recognizing Palestine in my Jewish identity

"Where is Palestine?" I asked my mother.

"You don’t know?!" she replied incredulously. "Palestine isn’t a real place. It doesn’t exist."

Prayers for Peacemakers, February 6, 2013

Prayers for Peacemakers, February 6, 2013

Pray that heirs of the Two Row Wampum Covenant of 1613, between North American natives and settlers, may be honored by care for the earth and mutual respect among nations in the Hudson River area and throughout North America.

ABORIGINAL JUSTICE: Haudenosaunee, settlers to mark covenant's 400 years

Four hundred years after a landmark 
covenant between the Haudenosaunee
and European settlers, the earth and
many nations are hoping for a renewal
of commitments to honor it.

ABORIGINAL JUSTICE BREAKING: Chief Theresa Spence and Elder Robinson to end sacred fast

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence will
end her sacred fast, which began 11
December 2012, on Thursday morning,
24 January. 

Prayers for peacemakers, January 23, 2013

Pray with Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence, on hunger strike since December 11, that she and other indigenous leaders be granted a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Governor General David Johnston to address treaty rights being threatened by new Canadian laws.

ABORIGINAL JUSTICE PRAYER/ACTION ALERT: Urge officials to meet with First Nations leaders

Amid reports that Chief Theresa Spence, on hunger strike since December 11, is weakening, Christian Peacemaker Teams' Aboriginal Justice Team requests prayer support for her and the Idle No More movement, and communications to two government officials.

ABORIGINAL JUSTICE REFLECTION: Attawapiskat audit not the issue

As the First Nations-led Idle No More
movement shakes Canadian efforts
to alter the legislative landscape,
there are more areas than just one
worthy of an auditor's scrutiny.

ABORIGINAL JUSTICE BREAKING NEWS: Prime Minister Harper to meet with First Nations Chief

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has agreed to meet
with First Nations leaders on 11 January. Attawapiskat Chief
Theresa Spence, whose 25-day hunger strike forced the meeting,
wants the Governor General, Queen Elizabeth II’s Representative
in Canada, to be there too.