A Red Dress Day march made its way from city hall through St Catherines

St Catherines Red Dress day march outside city hall (Photo by Lisa Iesse)

By Lisa Iesse Writer ST. CATHERINES – “We must talk about it. We must spread awareness. We must make them hear our stories,” urged one of the many women at the Red Dress Walk. On May 5, De dwa da dehs nye>s (Aboriginal Health Centre) held a Red Dress Walk for the Missing and the Murdered Indigenous Women Girls, Two-Spirit, Trans and Gender-diverse persons. They held a march from City Hall to the Marilyn I Walker building. Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit persons spoke on the steps of St. Catherines City Hall. One by one, they stepped up to the podium to speak. “My name is Alexis, in my language which is the Onondaga language, my name is Strawberry. Me introducing myself and my language is an act of resistance to…

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