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Day to Honour Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Nova Scotia

October 29, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

In advance of the National Inquiry’s Nova Scotia Community Hearings, the Mi’kmaw Women Leaders Network invites the public to attend a day of Indigenous ceremony and community support events in Membertou First Nation

Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Location: Membertou Trade and Convention Centre, 50 Maillard Street, Membertou, NS, and surrounding areas (as noted or to be announced)

Select key events:

7 am: Sunrise Ceremony & Lighting of Sacred Fire

10 am: Canoe Arrival and Water Ceremony, Kings Road Shore

11 am: Walk from Kings Road to Membertou Trade & Convention Centre

3 pm: Opening Ceremonies & Grand Entry

5 pm: Community Feast

No RSVP required

For more information about the Mi’kmaw Women Leaders Network day of opening ceremonies, please contact Natalie D. Clifford: 1-902-240-4080, mwlnmedia@gmail.com

The Mi’kmaw Women Leaders Network is a collaborative group including representatives from the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association, the Mi’kmaw Legal Support Network, the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, and other key Mi’kmaw women leaders, as well as provincial government partners from Status of Women, Aboriginal Affairs, and Justice.

Details

Date:
October 29, 2017
Time:
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Natalie Cliffod
Phone:
1-902-240-4080
Email:
mwlnmedia@gmail.com

Venue

Membertou Trade & Convention Centre
50 Maillard Street
Membertou, Nova Scotia B1S 2M9 Canada
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Phone:
902-539-2300
Website:
http://www.membertoutcc.com/

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