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MMIWG Media Advisory – Knowledge Keeper and Expert Hearing: Racism

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201856 Views

Vancouver, BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will continue with Part III of the Truth Gathering process by hosting a Knowledge Keeper and Expert Hearing on Racism.

This event will take place in Toronto, Ontario at the Chelsea Hotel from Monday, June 11 to Wednesday, June 13, 2018. There are ten knowledge keepers and experts scheduled to speak in front of Chief Commissioner Marion Buller and Commissioners Brian Eyolfson and Qajaq Robinson.

Specific topics include:

  • Intersections between Racism and 2SLGBTQ issues o Perspectives Panel: Racism in Institutions

o  Media, Journalism and Film

  • Racism against Indigenous Children and Youth

The hearings are open to the public.

The schedule of Events and Ceremony Agenda will be available on our website shortly:

http://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/expert-and-knowledge-keepers-panel

Media are invited to register through our email account:

media@mmiwg-ffada.ca. The accreditation form can be downloaded from our website:

http://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/media/

A mandatory technical briefing will take place on Monday June 11, 2018 @ 7:30 am for journalists who would like to report on-site.

Location: Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Z4

The hearings will be live streamed on our website and Facebook page for those who are unable to attend in person:

Website: http://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MMIWG/

The entire process will be guided by the people of the territory and all ceremonies are open to the public. Out of respect for local protocols, photos or videos may be prohibited during ceremonies.

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Released by:
National Inquiry Communications

Email: media@mmiwg-ffada.ca

Communications Lead: Nadine Gros-Louis
Email : n.gros-louis@mmiwg-ffada.ca

Phone: (581) 305-2199

NT5

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