Walking With Our Sisters Commemorative Exhibit has now closed at Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
April 11th – 25th, 2015
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You can join our WWOS Whitehorse Facebook Page to see how wonderful the exhibit was!
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Goodbye and safe travels Walking With Our Sisters! Gunalchish, Masi Cho, Cui Miigwitch, Thank you.
The WWOS Commemorative Exhibit has now closed at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre and we would like to thank everyone who participated in the process of installing and de-installing as well as all of the people who came out to events and to the Walking With Our Sisters Exhibit.
Below are some of the images from our Facebook Page showing what a wonderful Exhibit it was.
Wishing safe travels to our two community members, Miranda and Alex who will deliver the vamps to the next location, Red Deer.
Gunalchish, Masi Cho, Cui Miigwitch, Thank you.
Some of our team seen here modelling the great Walking With Our Sisters t-shirts that arrived in time for the Exhibit.
Check out these photos of our beautiful Yukon Blanket!
The Blanket will stay in the Yukon while the other blankets were generously donated by Yukon Communities to Walking With Our Sisters. Thank you to the Whitehorse Sewing Group, community sewers and all participants for your incredible work.
We are into our first week of Walking With Our Sisters Whitehorse and will be sharing our journey here!
Adorn the spot you call home with a beautiful button or bead on our Yukon Blanket!
This week many volunteers came out to help install the Walking With Our Sisters Whitehorse Commemorative Exhibit. Thank you to all who gave of their time. Below our images from our Facebook Page that show the process of the installation.
The Moiety blankets are now hung in the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre and ready for the April 11th opening of Walking With Our Sisters Whitehorse.
Preparing the button blankets to hang for Walking With Our Sisters.
Our committee members laying out the moiety blankets in the exhibit space. The final installation will look amazing!
Walking With Our Sisters Whitehorse opens Saturday April 11th!
WWOS Whitehorse Sewing Group meets Thursdays and Saturdays. You can find out more information on our W.W.O.S Sewing Circle Facebook Group.
From the CBC Yukon:
“A community conversation, to learn more about a memorial project for missing & murdered Aboriginal women in Canada is set for tonight. Sandi speaks with organizers Krista Reid & Mary Bradshaw.”
A moving interview about how important this project is for so many communities dealing with Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women they have lost. This project hits close to home for many people.
Image from our Facebook Page from our 6th Sewing Circle on February 12, 2015