Organizers hope to unveil MMIWG quilt at Sisters in Spirit Vigil

Local women lost to violence. Elaine LaForme, Cynthia Jamieson, Paula Martin, Tashina General, and Shelly Joseph.

By Victoria Gray Writer Lynn LaForme feels the loss of her sister, Elaine everyday and she won’t stop fighting to keep her memory alive and to keep her from being a statistic or a number when it comes to Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). “None of these women or girls should be. The Families cope with this on a daily basis. Not just one or two days a year. Elaine was a special person and touched lives in her community. This is why I continue to fight for her, to keep her memories alive and that is why it is important to remember her,” LaForme said. Elaine was murdered by her estranged partner Glenn Owen Hill, who burned the house down with her, and Ricky Powless inside…

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