Download the “Calls_for_Justice” document This document outlines “pathways” to ending the genocide of Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people, such as: a focus on substantive equality and human and indigenous rights; A decolonizing approach; Inclusion of families and survivors; Self-determined and indigenous-led solutions and services; Recognizing distinctions; Cultural Safety; and, Trauma-informed approach.
The Pacific Assoc and a few other organizations have been meeting to plan Action Days for the 16 Dates. We are calling on other women’s organizations and others to join us in events during these 16 days. The 16 days will open Nov 25th with a Vigil Launch at the Survivors Pole at Pigeon Park… Read More
The Pacific Association of First Nations Women is pleased to provide cultural support services for families of the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls. We have begun programming and we had a healing circle with Aline Laflamme, at the Saa-ust Centre (44 E cordova) which exists to support families of the MMIW and Girls. … Read More
We are very excited to have Melissa Watts, (Squamish and Nuu-chah-nulth Nations) with us this summer working on a project to document the history of the PAFNW since its inception on June 1, 1981! There have been many women who have contributed to this success and we are inviting community and members to come together… Read More
We hope you can join us at our Annual General Meeting set for March 22nd at 6 pm. We will have a light supper and the meeting will follow. See you at the Aboriginal Mothers Centre, 2019 Dundas Street in the Great Hall on the 22nd of March. Membership forms are available online for those… Read More
Looking forward to 2018 and the excitement that a New Year brings to us. We have had quite a busy year with lots of cultural activities and events to lift up the spirits of our women and help them to overcome some of the things that have troubling them. Our most recent Matriarch Teachings with… Read More
PAFNW is dedicated to ending violence against Indigenous women. We support the families, intergenerational survivors and all those who contribute their time and talents to support Indigenous women. Here’s a link to research we’ve published and links to research we admire. The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Native Women’s… Read More