"Here today with a good heart..."

Incredible work by @DAWNRAFHCanada to interpret Indigenous languages in English French #ASL + #LSQ πŸ™ŒπŸ»

[#AltText: Slide is titled "Decolonizing DisAbilty Feminist Activism." @ta7taliya @MelanieMarsden6 ASL + LSQ intepreters speak on screen] Image
"Colonialism isn't something that happened along time ago..."

@ta7taliya on developing a decolonial #SkwxwΓΊ7mesh snakes + ladders game πŸ‰

In dialogue with @MelanieMarsden6 + @DAWNRAFHCanada for #IDAM2020
"It's about holding each other up, calling each other in..."

@MelanieMarsden6 on naming ableist exclusion + valuing the knowledge of lived experience #IDAM2020
HUGE thanks to @BCANDS1 for lighting the spark of #IDAM + inviting so many to join the conversation πŸ”₯

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Disabled people "call on grassroots allies and government agencies to accept and adopt the language chosen by disabled communities."

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