Battered Women’s Support Services attended the Law Conference at Quaaout Resort a Shuswap Lake resort. The topic was “Reconciling Indigenous & Canadian Legal Traditions”. Our staff participated in the break out discussions that gave us the opportunity to speak on the anti-violence work we do and to give our feedback and ideas.
The Indian Act, Indian Residential Schools and Aboriginal Women’s Empowerment – What Front-line Workers need to know
On January 12, 2009 Battered Women’s Support Services hosted special event for front-line workers. Over 40 community workers were present to hear presentations from Katrina Harry, lawyer, Arlene Hollywood-Roberts – Kermode Friendship Centre and Nikki Sharma, lawyer.
Download our brochure about Options for Aboriginal Survivors of Indian Residential Schools.
Download our paper titled “The Indian Act & Aboriginal Women’s Empowerment: What Front Line Workers Need to Know” by Katrina Harry