Taking to the streets for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women

A crowd of about 50 people from Six Nations, New Credit, Brantford and surrounding areas took to Main Street in Hagersville Saturday to remember Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and girls. (Photo by Jim C Powless)

Rally remembers murdered and missing women By Lynda Powless Editor Paula Martin. Cynthia Jamieson Shelley Lynne Joseph Tashina General. Names a crowd of about 50 people don’t want anyone to forget. And a list no one wants to see grow longer. A crowd of people from New Credit, Six Nations, Brantford all stood on the four corners of Main Street and Highway 6 in Hagersville Saturday reminding motorists and pedestrians to remember Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) and girls. “I’m here because we need to remember them,” said rally organizer Val King. “We have to show people, and the spirits of our sisters that they are not forgotten,” she said. People waved placards as they walked from one corner to the other with drums and songs in the background. The…

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