Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Children
February 24, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmThe Journey Museum and Learning Center and the Red Ribbon Skirt Society of the Black Hills present the “WHY” Campaign dedicated to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Children of Turtle Island (MMIW).
This will be an MMIW awareness presentation and “WHY” campaign kick-off. Expect short documentary films, a presentation of MMIW data, stories from family members of MMIW, and light refreshments.
The unveiling of the original artwork “Why” by Jim Yellowhawk will also take place during the event.
No admissions will be charged for this important presentation. Seating is limited. Call 605-394-6923 to reserve your place.
From Feb. 10-24, you can view the 2019 MMIW Red Dress Exhibit in memory of the 70-plus Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Children and those unaccounted for in South Dakota. The installation exhibit of 70 red dresses will be draped from the cottonwood trees on the grounds at the Journey Museum.
Friends and family members of MMIW are welcome to place flowers below the trees throughout the exhibit. For more information, contact Lily Mendoza at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the Red Ribbon Skirt Society and the “WHY” Campaign, go to www.shamusproject.com or find them on Facebook.