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REDress Project on display at MHC offers visual representation of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls – Medicine Hat News

December 3, 2021.

An art show on display at Medicine Hat College serves as a visual reminder of the many murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls in Canada.

Placed around Centennial Hall, hanging loose and empty, are more than 40 red dresses of various shapes and sizes, representing murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls.

On display until Dec. 6 and open to the public under the Restrictions Exemption Program, the art show was inspired by the work of Jaime Black, Winnipeg-based Métis artist, who launched The REDress Project in 2010.

David Restoule, Indigenous Student Specialist at Medicine Hat College and a member of the Ojibway tribe, spoke to the News.

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