Two Indigenous KPU instructors and “Butterflies in Spirit” hosted an event to raise awareness on Sept. 26
In Canada, around 1,000 Indigenous women and girls have been reported by the RCMP as missing or murdered over the last four decades. Other statistics put that number as high as 4,000.
KPU instructors Lisa Monchalin and Melinda Bige drew attention to that issue with an on-campus event called “Raising Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls”, hosted by the Indigenous Activism and Introduction to Indigenous Studies courses that they teach.
Students created posters stating that “Indigenous women are loved and valued” in class before proceeding to the KPU