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May 02, 2024

An Event in Honour of Red Dress Day with Cambria Harris

Event Date: May 02, 2024
Event Location: 108 St. John's College, University of Manitoba
Event Time: 12:30 pm

On Thursday, May 2nd, 2024, Indigenous Engagement and Communications, the Department of Indigenous Studies, the Margaret Laurence Endowment Fund (Women’s and Gender Studies) and the Centre for Human Rights Research at the University of Manitoba were honoured to host Cambria Harris for an event in honour of the National MMIWG2S+ Awareness Day, or Red Dress Day. 

Community created art piece in the shape of a heart
Sisters in Strength
Installation by Women participating in the 1st Annual Sister in Strength Wellness Retreat.
This heart puzzle collage was made by women participating in the 1st Annual Sister in Strength Wellness Retreat held in October 2017 at Sta’sailes Healing Lodge. Available at: https://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/artists/heart-puzzle-collage/

Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) provides information on the significance of National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ Peoples, or Red Dress Day. Read more here!

The event was free and open to the public and all members of the UM Community. For information on getting to the University of Manitoba, click here! Lunch was provided by Daily Bread Cafe, made possible by the financial support of the Margaret Laurence Endowment Fund.

In lieu of a registration fee, please consider donating to an Indigenous-led organization working with MMIWG2S+.

Image of Heart Collage for MMIWG2S+

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