Sisters in Spirit Week 2014 -- Toronto
The Call Out:
Fwd: Sisters In Spirit Week 2014 -- Five days of events prior to Sisters in Spirit Vigil
Monday, September 29: Art workshop -- Understanding Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) through art. 10:00am-12:30pm and 1:30-4:00pm at NWRCT. Facilitated by Red Pepper Spectacle Arts. ALL WOMEN WELCOME.
Tuesday, September 30: Media Day -- raise awareness about MMIW through handing out flyers.
Wednesday, October 1: Hand drumming with Amy Desjarlais. 10:00am-12:00pm. Drop in and learn three different women's honour songs.
Sweetgrass Ceremony -- Private healing ceremony for families who are affected by MMIW with Grandmother Wanda Whitebird. 1:30-3:30pm at NWRCT. Please contact 416-963-9963 ex. 212.
Thursday, Oct 2: Letter writing campaign with Amnesty International and button making with Native Youth Sexual Health Network. 10:30am-12:30pm at NWRCT.
NWRCT Presentation and Teach-in: Dispelling Stereotypes about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. 5:00pm-7:00pm at NWRCT with Dr. Suzanne Stewart and Lee Maracle. Open to general public.
Friday, October 3: Social Media Campaign to raise awareness about Sisters in Spirit and MMIW. Tweet, Facebook, etc.
Dear Community Members and Supporters,
Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto will once again be hosting Toronto's "Sisters In Spirit Vigil" at Allan Gardens Park on Saturday, October 4th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Please come out to celebrate and remember the lives of our mothers, sisters, aunties, grandmothers and friends that have been taken from us too soon leaving behind a legacy of memories and loved ones.
Supporting Organizations Include:
2-Spirited of the 1st Nations
416 Community Support for Women
Aboriginal Law Students' Association at U of T
Native Earth Performing Arts
Native Youth Sexual Health Network
No More Silence
Red Pepper Spectacle Arts
For more Information, please call: (416) 963-9963 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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