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An ongoing history of news stories regarding Oyate Tipi.

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2010 November - Winnipeg Free Press Article

Non-profits pick up spoils from hotel closure
Days Inn contents off to city charities

By: Rob Brown
10 Nov 2010

The recent closure of a north Winnipeg hotel will end up benefitting a handful of charitable groups across the province.

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2010 October - Winnipeg Free Press Article

Lending a hand to city's most vulnerable, brave
By: Erin Madden / Volunteers
12 Oct 2010

Three days each week, Eileen Saunders and Oveen Kaner help one of the most vulnerable yet brave segments of Winnipeg's population.

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2010 May - Winnipeg Free Press Article

The many comforts of gently used furniture
By: Colleen Simard
29 May 2010

One of my friends left her husband a few months ago. It was a bad relationship and she couldn't take it anymore. She packed up a few bags and left the rez with her five kids.

Read the full article on the Winnipeg Free Press website


2010 May - On Air with 102.3 Clear FM

Oyate Staff on Air with Clear FM

On Wednesday, May 5, 2010, Oyate Staff participated in the radio-thon on Clear FM to promote Shelter from the Storm, the Canadian Women's Foundation national campaign to ending violence against women.


2009 December - Winnipeg Free Press Article

Fundraising burst pushes United Way closer to goal
By: Shelley Cook
23 Dec 2009

After what chairman Jeff Zabudsky called "four unprecedented $100,000 days," the United Way is getting closer to its $18.2-million target.

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2009 April - Oyate Tipi on Facebook

Oyate Tipi now has a facebook page.


2007 Fall - United Way - Eagle's Eye News

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2007 May - Winnipeg Free Press - In-Brief

In Brief
By: Staff Writer
25 May 2007

A North End organization that helps single women and their children is holding a furniture drive Saturday, at the Golf Dome parking lot, Wilkes and Kenaston. Oyate Tipi Cumini Yape distributes used household goods to women and their families who are making a fresh start -- escaping poverty or an abusive situation.

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2006 May - Winnipeg Free Press Article

Your old dresser will furnish a new start

By: Staff Writer
26 May 2006

The women who come to Oyate Tipi looking for used furniture aren't entirely without other options.

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2004 April - WHHI News Release

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2004 January - Winnipeg Free Press Article

Helping hand

By: Staff Writer
7 Jan 2004

Having a place to live is one thing, while having a home is another. And for women who are rebuilding their lives after leaving an abusive relationship, making a new home for themselves and their children can be a challenging task.

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2003 December - Winnipeg Free Press Article

An article on December 4, 2003, in the Winnipeg Free Press entitled Group gives help to Women in need of a new start, details the creation of Oyate Tipi Cumini Yape and how it came into being. Full article not available.














Last Updated 10 Dec 2010

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