Pay Your Rent is creating Support for Indigenous communities
38

patrons

$534
per month
Pay your rent is way for those who live on the occupied land of Indigenous people to give back.  In June 2018 Patty Krawec raised $2000 for menstrual supplies to take on a trip to Iqaluit. Through your monthly rent for living on occupied land we can send suitcases north with travelers. We can fund language classes. Food banks. Shelters.  Whatever communities identify as their need. 

Join the movement. 

#PayYourRent
Tiers
Colonizer
$1 or more per month 2 patrons
You or your ancestors colonized what is currently called Canada or the United States and although you don't feel responsible, you feel a little bit bad.  Paying $1 a month in rent helps to alleviate your guilt.  
Settler
$5 or more per month 8 patrons
You or your ancestors moved here and set up homes without meaning to displace Indigenous peoples, but you know that it happened and although you don't feel directly responsible you want to help out.  $5 a month will add up.  
Friend
$10 or more per month 6 patrons
You know some Indigenous people and you understand that because of historic and current policies Indigenous communities are having a hard time.  
Ally
$20 or more per month 9 patrons
You've got a good understanding about the impact that capitalism and white supremacy have had on Indigenous peoples.  Your place in society has given you privileges and opportunities that are not as available to many Indigenous peoples and communities.  You're willing to put your money where you mouth is. 
Accomplice
$25 or more per month 12 patrons
Accomplices are people on the inside, or who understand how the inside works.   You go out of your way to make sure that Indigenous voices are heard and give them access to places of power.  When necessary, you put yourself in between vulnerable people and those who oppress them.  
Goals
$534 of $900 per month
Mi'kma'ki is the setting for a number of land and water based actions.  There is a Treaty Truck House set up to oppose Alton Gas' proposed use of salt caves to store natural gas and actions taking place to oppose pipelines and the use of water as waste disposal.  A group of settlers has allied with the Mi'kmaq elders and community members at the front of this multi-pronged battle.  A monthly goal of $500 will help get Mi'kmaq community members to an annual meeting of the Wabenaki Confederacy and provide ongoing instrumental support to those in the truck house.  The monies will go directly to the Mi'kmaq water defenders.

https://treatytruckhouseagainstaltongas.wordpress....

https://www.thestar.com/halifax/2018/07/06/fishing-boats-to-gather-on-nova-scotia-harbour-to-protest-pulp-mills-plan-to-dump-effluent.html
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Pay your rent is way for those who live on the occupied land of Indigenous people to give back.  In June 2018 Patty Krawec raised $2000 for menstrual supplies to take on a trip to Iqaluit. Through your monthly rent for living on occupied land we can send suitcases north with travelers. We can fund language classes. Food banks. Shelters.  Whatever communities identify as their need. 

Join the movement. 

#PayYourRent

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Tiers
Colonizer
$1 or more per month 2 patrons
You or your ancestors colonized what is currently called Canada or the United States and although you don't feel responsible, you feel a little bit bad.  Paying $1 a month in rent helps to alleviate your guilt.  
Settler
$5 or more per month 8 patrons
You or your ancestors moved here and set up homes without meaning to displace Indigenous peoples, but you know that it happened and although you don't feel directly responsible you want to help out.  $5 a month will add up.  
Friend
$10 or more per month 6 patrons
You know some Indigenous people and you understand that because of historic and current policies Indigenous communities are having a hard time.  
Ally
$20 or more per month 9 patrons
You've got a good understanding about the impact that capitalism and white supremacy have had on Indigenous peoples.  Your place in society has given you privileges and opportunities that are not as available to many Indigenous peoples and communities.  You're willing to put your money where you mouth is. 
Accomplice
$25 or more per month 12 patrons
Accomplices are people on the inside, or who understand how the inside works.   You go out of your way to make sure that Indigenous voices are heard and give them access to places of power.  When necessary, you put yourself in between vulnerable people and those who oppress them.