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Stories of Previously Incarcerated Indigenous Mothers

Kijibashik is a SSHRC-funded project led by a team of community members, students, advocates, and academics who want to eliminate the over-representation of Indigenous women and girls in Canadian prison systems. By speaking to formerly incarcerated Indigenous mothers or mother-figures, we aim to inform new programs, policies, and services to support these women and their children and break the cycle of incarceration.


Funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council: Insight Grant


Collaborators: Dr. Jerry Flores, Dr. Karen Lawford, Dr. Flora Matheson, Tenzin Butsang


Community Partners: Aboriginal Legal Services, Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto, Elizabeth Fry of Toronto, PASAN

Learn more on our website here, or follow us on Instagram @kijibashik

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