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Murdered & Missing Aboriginal Girls and Women: Stop the Violence


Webinar with: JENNIFER B. LORD, Strategic Policy Liaison, Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC)

When: Tuesday, October 1st at 12:00 – 1:00 PM (EST) Language: English

About this webinar: The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has been the national voice of Aboriginal women since 1974. This webinar will focus on the innovative work of NWAC to raise awareness about violence against Aboriginal women and girls. Attention will be paid to the NWAC Faceless Doll project--which is a collection of 600 felt dolls in memory of our lost sisters, daughters, mothers, aunties and grandmothers—and the October 4th Sisters In Spirit Vigils, designed to create a movement for social change.

About the presenter: Jennifer has been working with the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) since 2004. She is currently the Strategic Policy Liaison, working to raise awareness and educate the public on the alarming rates of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. Jennifer believes it is incredibly important for both the Aboriginal and the non-Aboriginal community to work together and understand that this is an issue that affects every Canadian. Jennifer is a Métis woman originally from Edmonton, Alberta. She values her responsibilities as a wife and mother and is equally proud to be an Indigenous Feminist.

Event date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 12:00 to 13:00