The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and the newly formed Manitoba Coalition for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women have officially recognized the day, and start things with a sunrise ceremony at the Oodena Celebration Circle at The Forks at 7:30 a.m.
Other events include:
- 9:30 a.m. to noon, Call for Immediate Action postcard distribution at Walmart-Lindenwoods
- 10 a.m. to noon, Wanting to Belong, a forum on gangs and violence, Sinclair Community Centre, 90 Sinclair St.
- 10:30 a.m. to noon, Moving Forward on Safety and Protection of Indigenous Women and Girls, AMC office, 1st floor, 275 Portage Ave.
- 10:30 a.m. to noon, 60s Scoop, Children’s Aid Society, AMC office
- 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Community Circle, West Central Women’s Resource Centre, 640 Ellice Ave.
- 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Structural Violence, "Manitoba Made Disaster-Flooding Catastrophic Effects on First Nation Communities," Indian & Metis Friendship Centre, 45 Robinson St.
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