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Stolen Sisters Awareness Walk

May 9, 2008

Stolen Sisters Awareness Walk
May 10, 2008
meet at the Edmonton Canadian Native Friendship Centre
11205–101 Street

Walk to raise awareness about the high number of missing and murdered Métis, Inuit, and First Nations women.

According to the Stolen Sisters Awareness Walk, more than 500 have vanished or been murdered over the last 20 years.

11 am | opening ceremonies
12 pm | walk
Lunch will be provided

route
  • Edmonton Canadian Native Friendship Centre
  • south to 111th Avenue
  • east to 95th Street
  • north to 118th Avenue
  • west to 101 Street
  • south to 112 Street (back to the canadian Native Friendship Centre)

The walk is less than 20 blocks, and will take about 40 minutes.

performers
  • Dallas Arcand
  • Rocky Dumais and Adrian LaChance of the Yellow Ribbon Dancers
  • Mother Peace
  • People’s Poets
  • Red Power Squad

For more information:

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