Calls for Justice

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.

RRR Gathering – October 25

On October 25, 2019, Pacific Association of First Nations Women (PAFNW) hosted a gathering of ceremony and dialogue to envision the Redressing, Redesigning and Relaunching of our Right Relations (RRR) project. Originally, RRR was intended to support Indigenous and non-Indigenous workers with training to work in good relations with each other and with Indigenous participants… Read More

Herstorian Summer Student Project

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

Happy New Year!

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 2020 Scholarship Fund

PLEASE NOTED CHANGE IN SUBMISSION EMAIL TO: info@pafnw.ca The Pacific Association of First Nations Women (PAFNW) is excited to announce the 2020 Education Awards for Indigenous women attending Post-Secondary studies in BC.  The PAFNW Awards Fund was established to encourage and support educational aspirations of Indigenous women and girls.  These awards are open to women… Read More