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Red Dress Day honouring MMIWG planned for Stoney Nakoda and Cochrane on May 5 – Cochrane Eagle

“We need to be able to come together and speak and share issues, share information, educate and bring awareness. Hopefully, that changes attitudes.”

STONEY NAKODA— Honouring missing and murdered Indigenous people, Cochrane and Stoney Nakoda residents are collaborating to host a Red Dress Day event on Wednesday (May 5).

Event organizer and community helper Teresa Snow said Red Dress Day is an important event that raises awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, two-spirit people and men.

“With such an increase of missing and murdered people in our community, we saw the need,” Teresa said. “Especially now with the pandemic— We see the need for more awareness, more healing, more grief and loss, more supports.”

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