The Indigenous Peoples’ Solidarity Movement of Ottawa (IPSMO) is a grassroots community organization that is committed to supporting indigenous struggles for justice, decolonization and self-determination.
We started organizing in 2006 in support of the Caledonia land reclamation, and are currently most active in supporting the Barriere Lake Algonquin, and working to end violence against indigenous women and girls.
We have regular orientation sessions for people who are or think they might be interested in organizing with us in support of indigenous resistance.
The IPSM is now having “New Member’s Meetings” in order to make it easier for new people to get involved in the group.
New Member’s Meetings are an opportunity for people to learn about what indigenous solidarity organizing is and how to do it. We will also provide a brief introduction to the campaigns and support work that we do. Finally, we will address how IPSMO works as a collective.
Currently we have 4 organizing priorities, which include support for the Ardoch Algonquin and Barriere Lake Algonquin, Native Women’s Struggles and Two-Spirited People’s Struggles.