Shift acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 4, Treaty 6, and Treaty 7 territories and the traditional meeting grounds and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including Cree, Saulteaux, Niisitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, and Nakota Sioux, the Siksika, the Piikani (Peigan), the Kainai (Blood), the Tsuut’ina (Sacree), Ktunaxa, Secwépemc, Dene, Mountain Cree, and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations, including Chiniki, Bearpaw, and Wesley First Nations. It is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3 and Region 4. We respect the Treaties that were made, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.
Lana Wells delivers the Canadian Domestic Violence Conference keynote and participates on international expert panels in Nova Scotia
It’s been an exciting week for Shift’s Director, Lana Wells, who delivered the opening keynote presentation for the sixth annual Canadian Domestic Violence Conference (CDVC6) held in Halifax on March
Elena Esina delivers keynote address to graduates of the Natural Supporter Domestic Violence Training Program
On November 9, 2019, Elena was invited to address the first graduates of the North of McKnight Community Society’s training program for natural supporters to address and prevent domestic violence
In line with this year’s conference theme, healthy relationships–everyone’s issue, Lana was thrilled to share her recent research on how to engage and mobilize men and boys as partners to