Join us on Monday, October 4, 2021 from 6 pm to 8 pm for a special gathering co-hosted by Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre and Battered Women’s Support Services on the National Day of Action on Missing and Murdered Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People.
October 4th is a day when we honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people, support grieving families, create opportunities for action and healing.
BWSS and DEWC are convening a night to honour our Indigenous women warriors, grassroots and frontline workers in the downtown eastside neighborhood and Vancouver region who have dedicated their lives to raising awareness, holding to account, and demanding action on MMIWG.
Join us for:
Territorial welcome by women from our host nations – Mary Point, Carla George, Deborah Baker, Carleen Thomas.
Followed by speakers who will talk about the frontline work on MMIWG for the last 30 years, with performances by Nisga’a dancers, wildflower women of turtle Island, and the big drum.
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