Rally planned for National Day of Awareness for MMIWG2S

Two red hands with the words National Day of Awareness for MMIWG2S

The Indigenous Peoples’ Centre (IPC) team at Brandon University(BU) is planning an event to raise awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2 Spirit people (MMIWG2S).

In recognition of the National Day of Awareness for MMIWG2S, the IPC team will host a fire at and guest speakers at the Ceremonial Fire Pit in the Kanvanagh Courtyard, beginning at 11 a.m.

Organizers also plan to hang red dresses from the trees along the 18th Street. The idea to hang red dresses comes from the Red Dress Project by Jaime Black. This is an installation art project based on an aesthetic response to this critical national issue. More information about the art project can be found at JaimeBackArtist.com/exhibitions.


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