May 5 is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ Peoples (MMIWG2SLGBTQQIA+). We welcome guests to reflect on the Honouring of our Sisters, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).
Please join us from 6:30-7:30pm on May 5, as Two Spirit Identities honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives through word, song and dance. Please note that part of the engagement encourages participant interaction if you are able. All are welcome.
Ticket holders to The Hours That Remain are invited to listen to the powerful and inspirational teachings of Elder and Knowledge keeper, Norma Jacobs.
Norma Jacobs is Onkwehowe, Wolf Clan of the Cayuga Nation and is from Six Nations of the Grand River. Tickets available.
Norma is a cultural educator, teaching in several capacities, including teaching and curriculum development at First Nations Technical Institute in the Indigenous Community Health Approaches Program; teaching spirituality at McMaster University; workshops and lectures at Oklahoma, Trent, Buffalo Universities; healing and wellness coordinator in Windsor; Alcohol & Drug Counsellor in Wisconsin and Cattaraugus; Indigenous Healing and wellness at Laurier University; Awehaode communications-language and ceremony clarification.
We would like to thank The Urban Indigenous Strategy, for the Red Dress Exhibit installed in the Theatre Aquarius lobby through May 7 to remember those who are missing and murdered.