1st Annual Women's Memorial March: "Solidarity Shawls" - Native Women are Sacred

Please Join Us in :
Solidarity with Twin Cities and Duluth honoring the day as:
"Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s Awareness Day”

Duluth 2/13/2016:
1st Annual Women's Memorial March: "Solidarity Shawls" -Native Women are Sacred
https://www.facebook.com/events/455157121342748/

TwinCities 2/14/2016:
2nd Annual Womens Memorial March - "Solidarity Shawls" - Honor the Women
https://www.facebook.com/events/900520920038294/


Show your love and raise your voice!

Join us alongside many communities across Turtle Island on February 14 to honor our life givers and raise awareness of the ongoing epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women.

We will meet at the Trepanier Hall, Gimaajii American Indian Center Duluth MN at 1:00.
In recognition of missing and murdered Indigenous women across Canada and the US.

NLMC- Hosting "Honor Our Life Givers" Round Dance

Honor Fire For MMIW "Honor Our Life Givers"
https://www.facebook.com/events/1046427642046945/?ref=1&feed_story_type=308&action_history=null

Please bring Shawls & Hand drums. We will sing the Strong Womens Song & Women's Warrior Song (from the St'at'imc Nation of Interior British Columbia, Canada) throughout the duration of the march in solidarity with our relatives across Turtle Island.
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6MumVC96uE)

For more information on the origins of the Women's Memorial March, see https://womensmemorialmarch.wordpress.com/about/

For more information on the "Solidarity Shawl Project"
http://www.miwsac.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=99&Itemid=139

We are inviting ALL colored shawls to please attend and show your solidairty, purple, pink, solidarity shawls, and more to help bring awareness to the ongoing violence and abuses occurring against indigenous women, girls, trans, 2 spirit, queer and their supporters.

We are calling on protectors, armband holders, peacemakers to help us spread the word in support and solidarity to help end the violence against our relatives.


Sponsors:.
Native Lives Matter Coalition
Native Sisters Society
Sacred Hoop Coalition
Minnesota Indian Womens Sexual Assault Coalition
American Indian Community Housing Organization
Mending the Sacred Hoop
Men As Peace Makers
FDL Human Services
Oshkii Giizhik Singers
Co-Sponsors & Supporting Orgs.
Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women
Minnesota Indian Womens Resource Center
University of Minnesota Women's Center
All Nations Indigenous Center
MN350: Building a Climate Movement in Minnesota

Idle No More Supporting & Endorsing Groups
Idle No More
Idle No More MN
Idle No More WI
Idle No More NWWA
Idle No More Community
Idle No More- The Women
Idle No More Oklahoma
Idle No More Winnipeg

Contact: Native Lives Matter Coalition
nlmcoalition@gmail.com

WHEN
February 13, 2016 at 9pm - February 14, 2016 February 13, 2016 at 9pm - February 14, 2016
WHERE
Trepanier Hall, Gimaajii American Indian Center
202 W Second St Duluth MN
duluth, MN 55802
United States
Google map and directions
CONTACT
Rene Goodrich · · 612-250-4417

Will you come?