Tag Archives: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Butterflies in Spirit

Butterflies in Spirit is a Vancouver dance troupe started in 2012 by Lorelei Williams. Their mission is to raise awareness of violence against Aboriginal Women and Girls and the Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls across Canada. It is … Continue reading

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Tears 4 Justice

This is a grassroots volunteer based community run organization to raise awareness for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous women and children. They have a Tears 4 justice walk every year to honour and remember the missing and murdered Indigenous women … Continue reading

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âpihtawikosisân Blog

The website âpihtawikosisân (the Plains Cree word for Métis) is a blog written by Chelsea Vowel, a Métis woman from the Cree territory of Lac St. Anne, Alberta, who is currently living in Montréal and teaching Inuit youth at an … Continue reading

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#AmINext

#AmINext is a social media campaign that was started by Holly Jarrett which asks Indigenous women to post photos of themselves with a sign that reads “AmINext?”. Her intention in starting the campaign was to raise more awareness about the … Continue reading

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#STOLENSISTERS

#STOLENSISTERS is a hashtag active on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram that is attached to posts related to missing and murdered Indigenous women. It is a good way to access links to recently written articles and blog posts, and information about … Continue reading

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#MMIW

#MMIW is a hashtag active on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets used to document posts relating to the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women. It is a good way to access recent posts on Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading

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Gregory Scofield’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Twitter Project

Since January 2013, Métis poet, storyteller, professor and activist Gregory Scofield has been carrying out a project in order to raise awareness of the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women taking place on Turtle Island. He is tweeting one … Continue reading

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Unmask The Silence Campaign

This campaign launched by Peterborough’s STRUTT, displays ten pictures of girls from the Cree Nation of Wemindji holding butterfly masks to spread the awareness about the missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada. The photographs were taken by Paisley Spence Photography … Continue reading

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Amnesty International: Indigenous Peoples

Amnesty International supports the rights of Indigenous peoples as understood through its mandate and internationally adopted human rights declarations and covenants, such as the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.  In Canada, Amnesty has been active in relation to … Continue reading

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Highway of Tears – Media Campaign and Community Safety Toolkit

This is a media campaign resulting from a series of advocacy and awareness movements about young women who have gone missing or were found murdered along Highway 16, known as the Highway of Tears, in British Columbia.  

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