Bruce County Museum Displays Skirts To Raise Awareness For Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women – Bayshore Broadcasting

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 2023198 Views

May 25, 2023

Sewn ribbon skirts are being displayed at the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre as well as local libraries in an effort to raise awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous women.

Melissa Root from the Saugeen First Nation Public Library has been working over the past month on designing and sewing 20 ribbon skirts, which be displayed throughout May and June.

“The mission behind this project is to bring awareness to the estimated 4,000 missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and the continued risk they still face today,” says Bruce County in a release.

Each of the skirts were created to represent a different story of the missing and murdered women and girls, and feature 20 different designs.

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