Tertulia – Caroline Ennis on the 1979 Tobique Women’s March to Ottawa

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 6:30pm (Eastern Time) on Zoom. Please note the event information below is stated in Atlantic Time.

Watch on Zoom here. 

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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 FernwoodBetween the LinesVerso and Canadian Scholars Women’s Press.

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