Marc Attended Red Dress Day



















It is important for the city to properly honor the many missing and murdered Indigenous women across the continent on this national day of awareness. 









Starting at 1pm:

  • Opening Remarks and introduction - Mayor MacDonald
  • Official welcome – performed by Coleen Pierre
  • Traditional blessing – performed by Mavis Pierre
  • Women’s Warrior Song – performed by Coleen & Mavis Pierre, plus 2
  • Sariah (a 9-year old powwow dancer) will perform a traditional dance
  • Saquilty will sing/drum 2 songs along with Addison and Harmony who will dance (from the Sasquatch dancers)
  • FRIS will have a tent set-up with medicines to give away and a smudging station
  • Saquilty, Coleen & Mavis to lead the walk with drumming and rattles around a 1km square (down to 119 turn R, down to 190a, up to Ford and back around to šxʷhék̓ʷnəs
  • Mavis or Coleen to end with a closing prayer

If you’re able to attend please wear a red shirt. We will be gathering in the Meadows Room inside City Hall at 12:30pm for refreshments. Please let me know if you’re able to attend.