Raising Awareness for Missing and Murdered Women, Girls, Two Spirit, and Gender Diverse People
Artwork by Moses Lunham, Kettle and Stony Point First Nation
October 4th is a National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two Spirit, and Gender Diverse People (MMIWG2S+)
May 5th is REDress Day,
A National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two Spirit, and Gender Diverse People (MMIWG2S+)
Moses Lunham, Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, 2023
What can you learn with Intermediate and Senior Students?
St. Patrick's Secondary School Grade 12 Leadership class raises awareness through this art installation in their school.
What can you do?
UCC Youth Leadership, Kidwin Zhingwaak raises awareness through displaying messages and placing red ribbons on the perimeter of the school.
Wear Red to Raise Awareness
Join in raising awareness in the calls for justice and wear red.
Begin a conversation. Learn more yourself. Read the final report. Watch this TED talk . Read/listen to the Highway of Tears. Listen to the CBC podcast Finding Cleo. Read/listen to the Firekeeper’s Daughter. Watch the National Film Board Documentaries, Finding Dawn and This River. Visit this padlet to learn more. Check out the National Week of Action here. Learn their stories and remember that these people were sisters, cousins, aunts, mothers and grandmothers. You can become familiar with some of the stories by using the CBC database