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Violence No More – Toronto Indigenous Gathering to Honour Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women

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Violence No More – Toronto Indigenous Gathering to Honour Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women

The Deets:

Saturday May 24, 2014

5:30 – 9:00 pm

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

15 Spadina Road (not Avenue, this is just a tiny bit above Bloor Street)

Toronto, ON

Facebook page here. 


The Call Out:

Fwd: Join No More Silence Families of Sisters in Spirit and The Native Youth Sexual Health Network to discuss community based responses to violence with Sarah Hunt Tanya Kappo, Monica Sehovic Bowen Forrester and Maryanne Pearce.

Join us in community to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and on the path of decolonization towards a world free of global oppression!

Please bring your hand drums!

Food by http://www.theempanadadealer.com/ 

Thanks to the Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto for supporting our application to the New College Initiatives Fund and the Principal's Initiative Fund who have supported us in bringing together advocates and family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women together from Victoria, Vancouver, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia! We will spend 3 days working on our database. Also big thanks to the Groundswell Fund who helped with travel from Nfld!






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