Take a few minutes to contact politicians through our website
Click here to send a message to our elected officials. It’s very easy to do and will only take a few minutes of your time: www.missingjustice.ca/voiceyourconcern
Here are some useful sites to stay informed:
Quebec Native Women: http://www.faq-qnw.org/index.html
Familiarize yourself with Amnesty International’s Stolen Sisters Report :www.amnesty.ca/stolensisters/amr2000304.pdf
Join our facebook group: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/group.php?gid=63192675982&ref=ts
Pay attention to grassroots news sources like www.dominionpaper.ca and www.nationnews.ca.
Attend an Upcoming Event or Meeting
For information on both of these, check out our website at: missingjustice.ca. If you would like to subscribe to our email list or contact us directly, write to: email@example.com.
Share the information you acquire with your friends and networks, or invite a relevant speaker to your community, women’s group, etc. Mentioning your findings in passing may sparks others’ interest and will increase the general public’s knowledge.
Missing Justice (MJ) supports the work of the Native Women’s Association of Canada’s (NWAC’s) Sisters in Spirit Campaign, and shares the goal of reducing ongoing sexual and racial violence against Indigenous women.
If you have any information to share regarding an Indigenous women who has been murdered or is missing, please contact Sisters in Spirit (SIS) campaigners directly, at:
Native Women’s Association of Canada
1292 Wellington St. West
Ottawa, ON K1Y 3A9
Tel: 613-722-3033 ext. 243
Host a Vigil on October 4th
Since 2005 Sisters in Spirit has held an annual October 4th vigil on Parliament Hill, to remember victims of violence. Communities across Canada are encouraged to host vigils of their own on the same day, working toward a national day of remembrance for missing and murdered Indigenous women. Register at: http://www.nwac-hq.org/en/documents/SIS2009Vigil-RegistrationForm.pdf
Attend or organize a rally or demonstration in your area.
Contact the Media
Write letters to the editors of newspapers, comment on TV websites, or call radio chat shows and ask them to prioritize coverage of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Write an article about a particular event, case, or issue and get it published or post it online at mediacoop.ca.
Speak out Against Racism and Sexism
Speak out when you hear a racist or sexist comment. Find ways to challenge stereotypes of Indigenous people.
Support Women’s Shelters
Volunteer your time or donate financially to local women’s shelters.