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Native Women Shelter of Montreal
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Native Women's Shelter of Montreal's Annual General Meeting

June 12, 2013 at 6:00pm at the Nouvel Hotel. Hoop Dance performance by Marie-Celine Charron and drumming with Buffalo Hat Singers. For more information, please contact Nakuset at nakuset@gmail.com

25th Anniversary Fundraising Initiative

The Native Women's Shelter of Montreal is celebrating 25 successful years in the community. We are currently expanding our horizons through the next phase of development: the construction of a transition home for our clientele. Plans are already underway and to ensure this project's success we need your help. Through funding from organizations, government and community members we will make this dream a reality. Join us in our endeavor so that we may continue to improve the lives of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis women in Montreal and help us to make the next 25 years as outstanding as the first.

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Past Events

HIV/AIDS: Impacts on APHAs, Families and Communities

May 22, 2013
9:00am to 5:00pm
Centre St. Pierre 1212 Panet, Room 200
Free lunch and door prizes!!

Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Meeting

The Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network (NETWORK) was created on November 5, 2008. As Montreal has the 8th largest urban Aboriginal population, the NETWORK´S vision is to improve the quality of life of Aboriginals in the greater Montreal area through a coordinated and concerted approach that will align collective interests in supporting locally-driven initiatives. With more than 600 members, which include 120 organizations, the NETWORK is open to all Aboriginals of the greater Montreal area and to representatives of organizations and various levels of government that serve them. For more information: www.reseaumtlnetwork.com

Please find the reports from the UACS meetings.

25th Anniversary Fundraiser

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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 7:30PM > At the Rialto Theatre we will be celebrating 25 years of success. This fundraiser wil help us raise money for the creation of a transition home. $75 minimum per ticket. The evening will include hors d'oeuvres, an auction and local entertainment.

Mary Ann Wapachee Quietly Leaves Us

It is with sad regret that the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal, Nakuset, Executive Director and the Board inform the Aboriginal community of Montreal that Mary Ann Wapachee, James Bay Cree from Mistissini, Québec, passed away in the early morning of Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 52 years.
 
Mary Ann Wapachee leaves behind her companion and special friend, Charlie, and her children, Darlene, Stephanie and Alex.
 
Mary Ann was well-known among Montreal community members for her smile, her enthusiasm and support of the community. She worked with the Native Friendship Centre of Montreal, the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal and she participated in many community events.
 
Most recently, Mary Ann was the well-loved cook and the friend of the women of the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal.  She will be deeply missed by all.
 
An Aboriginal community memorial service and celebration of her life by friends and family will be held on Sunday at 13h00 at the Native Friendship Centre of Montréal, 2001 boulevard St-Laurent, Montréal, Québec. A community feast «mookasan» will follow. Food donations are welcome.

 

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