Remembering murdered, missing Indigenous women at Red Dress Day event (14 photos) – Bradford Today

The event was organized by Bradford resident Jennifer Bahinski of Bella Lovelee Beads, and local anti-racism group Rise Up BWG, which featured guest speakers, poetry, guest speakers and drum performances by drumming group, The Red Spirit Singers

Community members wearing red gathered in front of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Library Thursday evening for a special honouring ceremony recognizing Red Dress Day.

Earlier this week red dresses were draped across the trees in front of the Library as part of the art installation project for Red Dress Day on May 5, a day to remember and honour the missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people (MMIWG2s+) in North America and raise awareness of the issue.

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