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The Red Dress Exhibit returns to First Ontario Performing Arts Centre – St. Catharines

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REDress Project – Hearts of Our Nations - Honouring Indigenous Women, Girls and Gender Minorities- The use of red dresses to represent missing Indigenous women and girls was originated by Métis artist Jaime Black in 2010 in her exhibit The REDress Project - Red Dress Day symbol on St Pauls Street downtown St. Catharines- Photo Mosaic Edition Edward Akinwunmi

The Red Dress Exhibit: If Only These Dresses Could Tell Their Story returns to The First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, (PAC) St Catharines from 9-13 November.

The exhibit honours Indigenous voices silenced far too soon and shares the untold stories of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Girls and 2Spirit(MMIWG2S) from Niagara and Western New York.

A statement by the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre notes that the exhibit had premiered at ArtPark in Lewiston, NY and at the 6th Annual Celebration of Nations in St. Catharines.

Red Dress Day St. Catharines – Missing Indigenous Women – Girls –Two-Spirits People – May 2022

The exhibit is the creation of Michele_Elise Burnet (Métis MNO citizen and Algonquin roots Bear Clan), Artistic Director of Celebration of Nations and President of Kakekalanicks in collaboration with affected families, Elders and local Indigenous communities.

Walk for missing Indigenous girls October 4, 2021- St. Catharines

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