The Washington hub is co-organizing the upcoming event "Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women: Human Rights at Home" on November 18th at Georgetown University.
Immersive experience illuminating the largely neglected issue of MMIW abroad and at home, featuring panelists and a red dress exhibit.
This event aims to be an immersive introduction to the alarming levels of violence perpetrated on Indigenous women in the United States and Canada. It is the third leading cause of death of Native women.
LISTEN & ENGAGE
You will have the opportunity to hear from US Congresswoman Debra Haaland (D-NM), Qajaq Robinson (Commissioner of Canada's National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls), and Christopher Foley (Attorney at the Indian Law Resource Center) on the legal and policy issues related to tribal, national, and international governance and the challenges of reducing violence against Native women.
The panel discussion will be introduced by Dr. Bette Jacobs, Professor of Health Systems Administration and Distinguished Scholar at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.
Refreshments based on North American Native cultures will be served following the discussion.
A red dress exhibit will be curated and displayed to memorialize missing and murdered Indigenous women.
You can register here.
If you have any inquiries related to this symposium, please contact Jessica Xiao at firstname.lastname@example.org