Conference: "Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada and the U.S."

Event Details

February 22, 2019
5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Old Chapel

Room: 2nd Floor

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

The Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center and UMass Native American Student Association have joined forces to bring Annita Lucchesi who will talk about missing and murdered Indigenous women, an underreported problem happening in Canada, the U.S. and across the world. Join us in bringing light to this issue, spread awareness about this problem and let the voices of underrepresented women's voices be heard.

As part of the conference, organizers and participants will engage in creating little red dress pins to symbolize the missing murdered Indigenous women.

Share to spread this important message and let's create a conversation so that they can become noticed and heard. 

This conference will feature:

Annita Lucchesi - Keynote Speaker, Creator of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Database.

Susan McCarvillmbolize - Native American Artist, She will lead the creation of little red dress pins to symbolize the MMIW movement.