May 5th is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S).
It is also known as Red Dress Day, during which we wear red or display red clothing to honor and commemorate missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people. Please join us in reflection on this day.
There are a number of in-person and virtual observances and events commemorating Red Dress Day in Northern BC and beyond:
Northern BC Events:
- MMIW Walk | Facebook
- Families of MMIWG from northern B.C. to gather in Terrace to commemorate Hwy 16 victims - Prince George Citizen
- Cariboo Friendship Society To Host Red Dress Awareness Day Ceremony - My Cariboo Now
- Red Dress Day rally planned for Vancouver City Hall | CTV News
- Live Stream - May 5 2022 National Day of Awareness for MMIWG2S+ (facebook.com)
- MMIWG red dress display planned for Vancouver City Hall this Friday | News (dailyhive.com)
- Activist's years of work commemorating missing, murdered Indigenous women inspires students on Red Dress Day | CBC News
- Events across northeastern Ontario aim to 'open up the conversation' about MMIWG on Red Dress Day | CBC News