Vigil for Murdered and Missing Aboriginal Women

October 4, 2010 This was an incredibly moving event I attended. Sisters in Spirit Vigils are held on October 4th by communities across Canada. The vigils themselves are a movement for social change. Every year the number of vigils held increase. I hope this continues to be so. I hope support, awareness and watchfulness begins to grow…

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Sisters in Spirit

Sisters in Spirit is an initiative by the Native Women’s Association of Canada. The main objective of Sisters in Spirit is to address violence against Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) women, particularly racialized and/or sexualized violence, that is, violence perpetrated against Aboriginal women because of their gender and Aboriginal identity. For more information on…

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