The History of Gender Mainstreaming at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Gender, justice, truth and reconciliation overlap in many places and in many ways. Too often Truth and Reconciliation Commissions are gender-neutral, marginalizing indigenous peoples even more, while dominant groups control the process.

In a workshop with panelists of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and the Native Women’s Association of Canada , presenting will review efforts by Canadian Aboriginal organizations to end the historic cultural consequences and persistent Wounds and discrimination against our peoples. Participants will engage in a discussion about relevant gender-based cultural indicators from Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, strengths of indigenous knowledge as a means of progress, and the critical role of allies / non-natives in reconciliation Successful.