On November 25th, 2015, Solidarity Halifax hosted a public event examining the politics of childcare with guest speakers Tammy Findlay, Candida Hadley and Taylor Hansen. Find guest speaker bios below. Care work is an important and often overlooked political issue. Our panel presents a critical analysis of current provincial policy, and develops ideas about what […Read more]
On October 5th, 2015, Solidarity Halifax hosted a public event examining the responsibilities and challenges in upholding the Peace and Friendship Treaties in Mi’kmaki. Below is a video recording of the event preceded by a new introduction by Elder Bill Lewis. Further down is the event description and short bios for each of the speakers […Read more]
October 5th, 2015 – unceded Mi’kmaq territory. To say that we are on unceded Mi’kmaq territory is a simple affirmation. Yet, it seems for many to affirm a complex and confusing reality. All of us in K’jipuktuk (Halifax) are standing or sitting, reading, talking, living and going about our daily routines on unceded Mi’kmaq territory. […Read more]
In anticipation of Monday’s event titled Between Nations: We Are ALL Treaty People, Sheldon MacLeod of 95.7FM interviews Tayla Fern Paul and Solidarity Halifax member Sébastien Labelle who share their thoughts about the relevance of treaties today. Listen to the interview HERE. Place the time marker at 26:30.
Click on image to download PDF poster In the mid-1700s Britain signed a series of Peace and Friendship treaties with the Mi’kmaq nation. All who live on this land today – Native and non-Native – have a duty to uphold and live by these agreements. October is Mi’kmaq History Month. Join us for an evening […Read more]