A virtual LIVE summit will take place on Monday, October 5, 2020 with special guest appearances from Indigenous youth, Grandmothers, and influencers speaking about the injustices and history of violence towards Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and gender-diverse people.
The virtual summit will take place from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM on October 5th. Viewers and participants are welcome to watch online on the Halton Catholic District School Board’s (HCDSB) YouTube channel: Virtual Summit ~ Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG)
October 5th: Speakers & Performers
- Marion Buller, Chief Commissioner of the MMIWG Inquiry
- Charlene Bearhead, Curriculum writer for “They Will Guide Us”
- “We Matter” youth ambassadors, drummers, dancers and many other special guests!
In honour of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, HCDSB secondary schools will be showing their support by displaying a red dress in their school foyers as a visual depiction of the violence against Indigenous peoples across Canada.
For more information on the MMIWG virtual summit on October 5th, view the event poster.