Violence No More: Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Saturday, Aug. 13, 6-9:30 p.m.
IIC-2001, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
Public event with free parking; and live-streaming available (see below). Wheelchair accessible. ASL interpreting provided.
Join us for a public discussion on how to hold the Canadian Government accountable in its upcoming inquiry process into missing and murdered Indigenous women, as well as our ongoing efforts to strengthen community-based responses to violence against Indigenous women, girls, trans and two spirits with:
- Charlotte Wolfrey, anti-violence advocate of Rigolet, Nunatsiavut
- Barbara Barker, lawyer, in St. John’s; Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation
- Dr. Alex Wilson, Opaskwayak Cree Nation; Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan
- Dr. Kim Stanton, legal director, Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
A collaboration of No More Silence, The Native Youth Sexual Health Network, Families of Sisters In Spirit, Department of Gender Studies at Memorial University and the St. John’s Native Friendship Centre.
For more info and to access live-streaming (half-hour before event, 7 p.m. N.L. time), go to our Facebook event page: Violence No More Newfoundland and Labrador
For more on community-led database and tributes, visit http://www.itstartswithus-mmiw.com/
Free parking in area 1A. See map:
Funding and support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC Connection Grants); Memorial University Conference Fund; and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Conference Fund.
Presented by Department of Gender Studies