The Bobbi Nahwegahbow Memorial Award
Bobbi Nahwegahbow was an active member of Psychiatric Survivor, Mad Pride, Women’s and Native rights communities in the city of Toronto. Psychiatric Survivor Archives Toronto, The Lakeshore Asylum Cemetery Project, Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre, The Native Centre, The Friendly Spike Theatre Band, St. Francis Table, Toronto Rape Crisis Center, are but a few of the organizations which benefited from this energetic, passionate and righteous human being who was dedicated to equality rights for everyone.
Although Bobbi Nahwegahbow passed on November 4th, 2007 her tenacious example will always be remembered by the people she worked with.
In memory of Bobbi Nahwegahbow, The Mad Pride Organizing Committee has established a $250.00 award in her name, to be presented during Mad Pride Toronto celebrations in July 2010.
The committee requests suggestions from the community in the spirit of who best exemplifies the work which Bobbi so actively nourished. These nominations should be made in the form of a simple statement not more than one page in length, which highlights the person or group’s contributions to our community. Please send to either firstname.lastname@example.org or Friendly Spike Theatre Band, #210, 2466 Dundas Street West, Toronto M6P 1W9
Suggestions will be reviewed and decided on by the Mad Pride Organizing Committee.
Deadline April 30th 2010