Tertulia: Caroline Ennis on the 1979 Tobique Women’s March to Ottawa
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 7:30 PM UTC-03
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Caroline Ennis, organizer of the 1979 Tobique Women’s March to Ottawa, will deliver a talk on how she and other Wolastoqiyik women of Tobique First Nation organized to stop gender discrimination in the Indian Act on Wednesday, March 31 at 7:30pm (Atlantic Time) on Zoom.
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Caroline Ennis was a student at St. Thomas University when she organized a historical march from Tobique to Ottawa to end gender discrimination in the Indian Act in 1979.
Two participants will win a copy of Enough is Enough: Aboriginal Women Speak Out by Janet Silman, courtesy of Canadian Scholars/Women’s Press.
What is a tertulia? A tertulia can be described as a kind of philosophy café where participants talk about big thinkers, artists and ideas. This winter, Tertulias Fredericton has put together a series on activists and social movements that have shaped our lives and allowed us to imagine a better future.
Tertulias Fredericton is supported by the NB Media Co-op, publisher of videos of the Tertulia talks, the Atlantic Regional Solidarity Network, book publishers Fernwood, Between the Lines, Verso and Canadian Scholars | Women’s Press.
April 14 – Jason MacLean, Assistant Professor of Law, University of New Brunswick, on Greta Thunberg, #FridaysForFuture and the Lessons of Youth Climate Activism.
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