Event about the crisis of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada
The event will begin with the screening of Finding Dawn, a compelling documentary on the estimated 500+ Aboriginal women who have gone missing or been murdered in Canada over the past thirty years.
The documentary "Finding Dawn" illustrates the deep historical, social and economic roots of violence against Aboriginal women. It concludes with a message of hope and shared responsibility. Directed by Métis filmmaker Christine Welsh.
The documentary: Finding Dawn: Justice for Aboriginal Women
When: Wednesday, October 7 at 7:00 PM
Where: Kailash Mital Theater, Southam Hall, Carleton University, Ottawa ON
Free admission (suggested donation $10)
Entry is free to public and all donations – suggested at $10 – will go to the Kelly Morrisseau Education Fund established by Paul Dewar. The fund is dedicated to Kelly Morrisseau’s children, a young aboriginal woman who was murdered in Gatineau Park in December 2006.