W2SA acknowledges Red Dress Day
Indigenous people makeup 4.3% of the Canadian population, despite this, Indigenous women make up 16% of all female homicide victims and 11% of Missing women. (Source: Assembly of First Nations)
Today, We honour the women who have not made it back home due to either being missing or murdered by keeping their spirits alive, to share their stories and to bring awareness to MMIWG.
The Red Dress pictured hangs in the Healing Trail of Goat Island in Eskasoni First Nation.