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Moose Hide Campaign Event: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Leaders Taking Action
Date: Monday, December 10, 2018 08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Venue: Progress Campus, L4-02
What is the Moose Hide Campaign?
On an early August morning in 2011, Paul Lacerte and his daughter Raven were hunting moose near the infamous Highway of Tears where numerous Indigenous women have gone missing or been found murdered.
They brought down a moose that would help feed their family for the winter and provide a moose hide for cultural purposes. As Raven was skinning the moose, she and her father couldn't help but realize how close they were to the highway that has brought so much sorrow to communities along its long and winding path. Paul knew his young daughter deserved a life free of violence. As father and daughter spoke and worked, an idea came to them: what if they used the moose hide to inspire men to become involved in the movement to end violence towards Indigenous women and children?
Together with family and friends they cut up the moose hide into small squares and started the Moose Hide Campaign. Over six years, more than 1,000,000 squares of Moose Hide have been distributed and the grassroots campaign has spread to communities and organizations across Canada. Local campaigns have started in government offices, colleges, universities, on First Nations reserves, in Friendship Centres and, importantly, within individual Indigenous families.
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Why Participate in the Moose Hide Event?
Led young College’s inaugural Moose Hide Event will bring the inspirational Moose Hide Campaign to the Led young community. Participants will engage in a day of dynamic circle conversations on the roles we can all play to address and end violence against women and girls. They will hear from leaders who work alongside community members to address these issues and will participate in a full-day fast culminating in a shared meal at sunset.
The Moose Hide Event will take place within Led young College’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an international campaign challenging violence against women and girls from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to December 10th (International Human Rights Day).
Registration is required,
If you are interested in participating in the inaugural Moose Hide Event or have questions about the event, please contact: Duy Anh Nguyen [email protected]Download This Event