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Decolonize & Anti-Oppression Workshop In Lekwungen & W̱SÁNEĆ territory (victoria, bc)

we will be holding a workshop at this years 11th annual Victoria Anarchist Bookfair and we hope to see you there!

Friday, September 9th, 2016
University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS), Student Union Building, Room B025, 3800 Finnerty Road, victoria, bc
2:00pm – 3:50pm

– ASL interpretation is currently being secured
– the building entrance, workshop space, and washrooms are wheelchair accessible
– the workshop space is a scent-free/scent-reduced space; please refrain from wearing perfumes, colognes and/or other scents
– accessibility and safety guidelines for the bookfair can be found here: http://victoriaanarchistbookfair.ca/index.php/accessibility-and-safer-space-policy/
– if there are accessibility needs that must be met to ensure meaningful participation in this workshop please email bookfair organizers: info@victoriaanarchistbookfair.ca and workshop facilitators: theantioppressionnetwork@gmail.com

The workshop will be a facilitated circle discussion about colonization from an Indigenous context within Canada and include an exploration of anti-oppression terminology. Will be focusing on grassroots community organizing, meaningful solidarity building, & horizontal group/community structures.

facebook event page for workshop: https://www.facebook.com/events/529915343879835/
facebook event page for bookfair: https://www.facebook.com/events/1611723889141685/
The Anti-Oppression Network on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheAntiONetwork/
Victoria Anarchist Bookfair: http://victoriaanarchistbookfair.ca

Community Workshop in Langley / on Matsqui, Kwantlen & Katzie territory

poster for Decolonize & Anti-Oppression workshop in Langley, September 17th, 2014
our new, more accessible, colour poster for our community workshop in Langley

Taking place on unceded Coast Salish territory – Matsqui, Kwantlen & Katzie nations.

Hosted by Kwantlen PIRG
In solidarity with the grassroots community actions of Idle No More.

Tami Starlight – 2-Spirit Nehiyawak (also known as Cree) elder from the Peguis Nation (Manitoba)
vanessa bui – first-generation Vietnamese youth born on traditional Lekwungen & WSANEC territory (Victoria, BC)
– both currently reside on unceded Coast Salish territory (Vancouver, BC)

Donation page for those who cannot make it. Please donate and pass it on. (every bit helps)


Cost: $5 – $50 sliding scale; no one turned away due to lack of funds
Location: Room L1030, West Building, Kwantlen Polytechnic University-Langley Campus, 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley BC
Date: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm


– discussion about colonization from an indigenous context within Canada
– anti-oppression terminology investigation & circle discussion
– grassroots community organizing, meaningful solidarity building, & horizontal group/community structures


– the building, workshop space, and nearby washrooms are wheelchair accessible.
– ASL interpretation has been secured for this event.
– Please leave your scents/perfumes at home, this is a scent-free/scent-reduced event. For more information on Multiple Chemical Sensitivities:http://dualpowerproductions.com/2011/03/14/multiple-chemical-sensitivities-mcs-accessibility-basics/
– This space is also safer space = anti-oppressive.


for more info or accessibility requests please email:
decolonizeantioppression@gmail.com / office@kpirg.ca


– 12×18 colour poster: http://tinyurl.com/kbdnrnl
– 12×18 B&W poster: http://tinyurl.com/olxyjkl
– 8.5×11 B&W flyers: http://tinyurl.com/o7rva6y

decolonize & anti-oppression workshop on sinixt territory / nelson, bc

DnA Poster_Sinixt-Nelson_small

come join us at our last workshop for the year!

*Organized on coast Salish & Sinixt Territories.
More info to come…

Cost: $5-50 (sliding scale) by donation – no one turned away due to lack of funds
Location: Ankors West
Date: Sat – Dec 28, 2013 (gregorian calendar)
Time: 2pm

Accessibility info: Not wheelchair accessible; there is a flight of stairs inside to access the main room. Please leave your scents/perfumes at home = scent free event. There will be no ASL interpretation.

This space is also safer space – anti oppressive.

for more info or for access needs please email: decolonizeantioppression@gmail.com