Virtual Event (Zoom)
Susan Hudson, Navajo (Diné), is widely known for her pictorial quilts and the stories they reveal. During this event, she will will share her background and the story behind her quilt Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women since 1492.
May 5th is a national day for awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW). MMIW is a recent movement that is addressing a crisis that has been going on for centuries. Throughout Canada and the United States, a disproportionate number of Native women go missing and/or are murdered. According to reports in 2018, approximately 84.3% of Native women experience violence and 56 % experience sexual violence. This violence is primarily inflicted by non-Native men.