The goal of this protest camp is to bring awareness to the recent deaths of First Nations Women across Canada and the need for a National Inquiry, Accountability and Justice for Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls.
The death of 15 year old Tina Fontaine has touched on several areas including the need for a public inquiry into missing and murdered women and the failure to protect children in care. Tina was a high risk youth who was in the care of CFS at the time her death.
All are invited to take part including those who have been personally affected by CFS and the Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women crisis in Manitoba.
This will be a peaceful camp and a drug and alcohol free zone with zero tolerance.
Call out for supplies
Tents, Sleeping Bags, Blankets,Tarps, Rain Gear/Ponchos, Electrical cords, flashlights, Canned Food, Hot Food, Camp Stoves, paper plates, bowls, plastic forks/spoons ect. Hand Cleaner/Sanitizer, Toiletries.
A fire pit and fire wood is also needed and if someone from a local organization or anyone from the First Nations community could loan or take part in the camp that who owns a teepee it would be greatly appreciated.
The location of the Peace camp will be at the Memorial Park across from the Manitoba Legislative in Winnipeg
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CLICK HERE FOR A AN INTERVIEW WITH ORGANIZERS: https://soundcloud.com/politixbs/protest-camp-for-stolen-women-and-children-winnipeg