The Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) and Justice for Girls (JFG) hosted a panel discussion on Indigenous women land defenders and the efforts of these Indigenous women to protect Indigenous rights and Indigenous territories from state violence, dispossession, and environmental degradation.

Dr. Pamela Palmater, Chair in Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University & FAFIA Representative  
Zoe Craig-Sparrow, Director of Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice at Justice For Girls
Sleydo’ (Molly Wickham), Spokesperson for the Gidimt’en check-point on Wet’suwet’en territory
Ellen Gabriel, Documentarian, Visual Artist and Indigenous Human Rights and Environmental Rights Activist

Moderated by: Haana Edenshaw, Indigenous Youth Activist

This panel was a parallel event attached to the Commission on the Status of Women’s 66th Session and took place virtually on Tuesday, March 15th, 2022 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern time. You can watch a recording of the event here: