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- Story of Marcedes Myran
Marcedes Myran, 26 Killed on or around May 26, 2022. Member of the Long Plain First Nation.
- Story of Morgan Beatrice Harris
Morgan Beatrice Harris, 39 Killed on or around 1st May 2022. Member of the Long Plain First Nation. Her remains were uncovered at Winnipeg’s Brady Landfill
- Story of Rebecca Contois
Rebecca Contois Age 24. Member of O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi First Nation , Manitoba. Her body was recovered from a bin on the Northside of Winnipeg on 16th May 2022 She is one of four Indigenous women believed to be killed by an alleged serial killer.
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- The Canadian Library | Reconciliation With Indigenous Peoples in Canada
The Canadian Library (TCL) is a grassroots art installation project that will act as a memorial to all Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls ( MMIWG ) and Children. Objective Our goal is to cover 8,000 of books in Indigenous fabric as a testament to the lives lost. Stories that have been gathered from all across Canada will be published on our website. They will function in conjunction with the installation and supplement our library. Read More The Canadian Library is an initiative that was started to promote three objectives Open Dialogue By offering a platform to share stories and learn from each other Educate Canadians On the true history of Canada, the impact of colonialism on the lives of Indigenous Peoples in Canada Encourage A proactive approach towards True Reconciliation Vision & Mission Indigenous designed fabrics cover the books in the bookcases, and are a reflection of the unique lives of the women whose names are embossed on the books. The memories of the women as told by their loved ones resonate with stunning reality across Canada. The need in society to be part of the solution and help take part is realized by the many hands who help cover and create the art pieces. These beautiful bookcases are stunning momentos that will never let us forget the murdered and missing women of Canada. linda manyguns Calgary, Alberta Land Acknowledgement The Canadian Library acknowledges and honours Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Girls ( MMIWG ) and children whose lives were violently taken by the hands of colonizers and settlers. The Library recognizes and acknowledges the effect of residential schools and colonialism on Indigenous families and communities and to consider how the Library will aim to move forward in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.
- Find a Micro Gallery Near Me | The Canadian Library
What is The Canadian Library? Micro Galleries Locations Map Micro Galleries Map Please refer to the map. We will update the map with new installations as they are created Visit your neighbourhood installation to see, firsthand, the magnitude of the loss Indigenous communities have experienced. As settlers, we need to learn, share and help bring about truth and reconciliation. If you are a business, organization, library or school and want to open a micro-library, visit this page for details. Photos of Micro Galleries Thornlea Secondary School previously Markham Stouffville Hospital Etobicoke (Until Dec 31, 2022) Vaughan (Until Dec 31, 2022) Toronto (Until Dec 31, 2022) North York (Until Dec 31, 2022) Halifax (Until Dec 31, 2022) Ottawa (Until Dec 31, 2022) Coquitlam (Until Dec 31, 2022) Richmond (Until Dec 31, 2022) Winnipeg (Until Dec 31, 2022) Quebec City (Until Dec 31, 2022) Eau Claire Beltline Inglewood Licoln Museum & Cultural Centre Licoln Pelham Public Library Humber College Fleming Branch, Beamsville
- In The News | The Canadian Library
TCL In The News The Canadian Library and its desire to start difficult yet important conversations and help educate thousands of Canadians has attracted much news media. Here you will find some of the highlighted coverage (in reverse chronological order) that talks about the project and the stories. Humber College Marks Red Dress Day Humber Today May 5, 2023 Read More Micro galleries highlighting MMIWG stories aim to reconcile through knowledge and art Social Sharing YourTV April 18, 2023 Watch Micro galleries highlighting MMIWG stories aim to reconcile through knowledge and art Social Sharing CBC News March 22, 2023 Read More IKEA clears its bookcases for an Indigenous art installation StrategyOnline.ca September 29 2022 Read More Canadian Library art exhibit focuses on Indigenous women and children barrie.ctvnews.ca September 28 2022 Read More Markham advocate initiates nationwide Canadian Library project for true reconciliation YorkRegion.com September 24 2022 Read More IKEA Canada hosting Indigenous art installation in stores across Canada ikea.com September 26 2022 Read More IKEA Canada hosting Indigenous art installation in stores across Canada newswire.ca September 26 2022 Read More The Canadian Library installation on campus Mount Royal University September 27 2022 Read More Canadian Library art exhibit focuses on Indigenous women and children iHeart Radio September 28 2022 Read More Newmarket hosts exhibit honouring missing, murdered Indigenous women New Market Today September 16 2022 Read More Art exhibit to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and children Global News September 6 2022 06:26pm Read More