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Their lives mattered’: Sask. First Nation unveils monument honouring MMIWG2S – CTV News

Sept. 13, 2023

A monument honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit individuals (MMIWG2S+) in Saskatchewan was unveiled on Muskowekwan First Nation.

For artist Wannitta Mantee-Henry, the project is more than just a monument.

“My auntie, I do most of my MMIW work to honour her. I am named after her,” she said.

The 17-year-old was one of two artists who designed the monument – the other being Whirlwind Bull. Mantee-Henry believes it offers support for families and acts as a place of education.

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