Archive for June 2023

Groundbreaking videos showcase stories of Sixties Scoop survivors

June 22, 2023

The Sixties Scoop Network released 12 groundbreaking in-depth video interviews with Sixties Scoop survivors on National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21, 2023). The videos are part of its In our own Words: Mapping the Sixties Scoop Diaspora project, funded by…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights, Social Justice

Take Action to ensure that Canadian funding to the Government of the Philippines does not harm human rights defenders.

June 15, 2023

KAIROS joins the United Church and a growing number of churches and civil society organizations in expressing grave concern that the Canadian government is inadvertently enabling continued attacks on human rights and human rights defenders by providing financial, programmatic, and…

Post filed in: Global South, Human Rights, Philippines, Social Justice

Canada recognizes KAIROS partner for gender, climate and peace work

June 14, 2023

Global Affairs Canada awards Organización Femenina Popular during the second annual Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Awards Ceremony (Toronto – Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit) – KAIROS is thrilled to announce that Global Affairs Canada (GAC) awarded…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Gender Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Global South, Latin America, Media Releases, Social Justice

Odeyimin Kizis

June 10, 2023

This week, we have engaged with the many profound ways in which Indigenous knowledge, traditional practices and ways of knowing are showing the world another way forward in the face of climate change. The blogs and events explore how Indigenous…

Post filed in: Climate Action Week, Ecological Justice

New Resources in 2023

June 9, 2023

KAIROS is pleased to release two new resources. KAIROS Worship Resource 2023 KAIROS was founded so that Christian churches could work together, out of shared faith, towards greater social and ecological justice. The KAIROS Steering Committee, representatives of the member…

Post filed in: Spirited Reflections

Indigenous Knowledge in Action – Mayan Women on Local Policy Councils

June 9, 2023

Imagine Indigenous women at decision-making tables from the local level right up to the national, deliberating with communities and governments in the defense of Mother Earth and incorporating Indigenous knowledge and wisdom into state laws? This is something that doesn’t…

Post filed in: Climate Action Week, Ecological Justice

Voices from COP27 – Ongoing Work for Climate Justice

June 8, 2023

In November 2022, KAIROS and For the Love of Creation (FLC) supported a delegation of global partners, and Indigenous partners and youth from Canada to COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The delegation was framed around the theme, Decolonizing Climate Action,…

Post filed in: Climate Action Week, Ecological Justice

Indigenous and Global South Principles for a Just Transition

June 7, 2023

“A Just Transition means responding to the need to move away from reliance on diesel and extraction, and instead paving the way to renewable energies that integrate with cultural and traditional values.”Melina Laboucan-Massimo The federal government is set to table…

Post filed in: Climate Action Week, Ecological Justice

Uplifting Indigenous-led Approaches to Conservation and Biodiversity Protection

June 6, 2023

“Indigenous peoples have the longest standing relationship with Mother Earth and the necessary values to effect meaningful and quick change. We view the Earth as our mother, rather than a resource for monetary gain. Those are the people who should…

Post filed in: Climate Action Week, Ecological Justice

Centering Indigenous Ways of Knowing

June 5, 2023

Indigenous peoples’ teachings can guide us in learning how to live in harmony with Mother Earth, taking only what we need, conscious of the impact of our actions on seven generations to come.Indigenous Wisdom: Living in Harmony with Mother Earth…

Post filed in: Climate Action Week, Ecological Justice