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A poem from Embracing Shades of Action

A collective piece from the writing workshop with Janet Rogers that took place at Embracing Shades of Action: Non-colour see us for our looks, our colour But who we are on the inside, we are amazing People are scared of

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Join us at Embracing Shades of Action on May 5th!

Embracing Shades of Action is a one-day event on May 5, 2012, for Indigenous Girls and Girls of Colour* between the ages of 13-17. The day has been created and designed as a response to the lack of space there is for

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4th Annual Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Please join us in the 4th Annual Memorial March for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Date: February 12, 2012 11 am – “Our Place” at 919 Pandora St. 12 PM – March to Thunderbird Park 1 PM – Speeches and Refreshments

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The United Nations will conduct an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada

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A big HIE-YA!! to Dr. Audrey Yap

antidote would like to extend a warm thanks to Audrey Yap for facilitating this months Intergenerational Personal Safety Event. Audrey you were very inspirational and dynamic. We look forward to having you facilitate again in the near future. – Happy

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antidote is looking for a Volunteer Blogger!

Interested in social media? Looking for ways to have your voice heard? Want to create more positive representation for women of colour and/or Indigenous women in the blogosphere? Social media is a strong tool that can be used to actively

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[antidote Intergenerational Event] Common Threads

Join us to celebrate the common threads of our communities with an international potluck, entertainment and fun activities to bridge and build for social change. This event is open and welcome to all allies and people of all genders. For more info, email us at

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[External Event] MAY DAY at Heart & Hands Community Acupuncture!

Our friends at Heart & Hands Health Centre are providing free acupuncture in celebration and memoriam of May Day this May 1, 2011! Spread the word and register before appointments fill up! — Hello friends, colleagues and supporters of Heart

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Kambo’s Korner: Blogging Breakdown

Blogging, I didn’t think it would be that hard! I like writing; I’m good at English. I thought, “This will be a breeze!” I was wrong. Sitting, staring at a blank page wondering what in the world am I gonna

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Kambo’s Korner: Memory Lane

So lately I’ve been listening to some music that I used to listen to when I was younger. It brings back so many memories of my old friends and me. I find myself smiling or laughing sometimes cause the songs

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Afro Diva Rock Your Fro Reflection

Recently, antidote partnered with Afro Diva Salon to put on the Rock Your Fro Party. I’m glad to say it was super successful!

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Feminist Participatory Action Research Course at UVic!

WS 335A FPAR poster

If you are a registered student at UVic, don’t forget to check out the Feminist Participatory Action Research (FPAR) course (WS 335A) taught by one of antidote’s founders, Jo-Anne Lee. Gain perspective and experience in invaluable, qualitative research through a decolonizing, transnational feminist lens!

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Kambo’s Korner: Racism in Youth

To this day, it baffles my mind how some people can be sooo ignorant ! I don’t understand. Is one uneducated? How is one influenced?

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Kambo’s Korner

Jasmine Kambo, with antidote!

It’s Kambo’s first blog post from my account ! I’m the Gurlz Facilitator for antidote. I just wanted to say hey ! You’ll being seeing more of my blog posts over the summer ! Make sure you check ’em out

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Kambo and Mel here AYOO =D

Mel and Kambo

Hello, It’s Jasmine and Mel ! Here’s a little message from us ! ^_^

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