Voices for Indigenous Women

Voices for Indigenous Women

INVITATION to a CONCERT & SILENT AUCTION!

“Justice for missing and murdered Indigenous Women” in collaboration
with CKUT 90.3 FM present:

VOICES FOR INDIGENOUS WOMEN, Friday March 6th 2009!
at the Eastern Bloc,
located at 7240 Clark, corner Jean-Talon (métro de Castelnau)
10$ at the door

Come to a fundraising concert and silent auction featuring local woman artists.
This event is taking place in support of the “Justice for Missing and
Murdered Indigenous Women” campaign.
All proceeds from the show at Eastern Bloc on March 6th will go
towards funding a lecture (March 16) by Beverley Jacobs, president of
the Native Women’s Association of Canada, as well as a panel
presentation featuring Jacobs, Ellen Gabriel of Quebec Native Women,
and 3 women from the Kitigan Zibi reserve who have lost mothers and
daughters (March 17). These events will explore the root causes of
violence towards indigenous women in Canada and pressure our
government to investigate the disappearance of at least 510 native
women since 1980.

“Voices for Indigenous Women”
will feature a wonderful array of performances by:

Auresia  (reggae)   www.auresia.com
Banana & the Flying Colors (jazz)   www.myspace.com/bananaandtheflyingcolors
Annabelle Chvostek (folk)   www.annabelle.org
Teen Sleuth & the Freed Cyborg Choir (an operaw!)
Molly Sweeney (folk)  www.myspace.com/mollysweeney
Odaya (aboriginal women’s drum group)
Melissa Mollen Dupuis (storyteller from the Mingan community)
Rachna Vohra (spoken word)   www.rachnavohra.com/
Chandra Melting Tallow (performance art)
www.chandrameltingtallow.blogspot.com/

The silent auction will feature visual artworks by great local artists:
Emily Rose Michaud
Caili Woodyard
Naledi Jackson
Ipapurw
Francis McKenzie
Chandra Melting Tallow
Bronwen Moen
Monique Mathieu

Doors open at 8pm for the silent auction, and music starts at 9pm.

hope to see you there!


One Comment

  1. ellen smallwood February 24, 2009

    oh freakin yeah!!!! :D !!

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