Indigenous victims of violence and injustice honoured in unique Edmonton art exhibit – CBC

Indigenous victims of violence and injustice honoured in unique Edmonton art exhibit – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 202133 Views

Oct 11, 2021

Creators hope it will also educate and inform

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous People art installation and awareness project is striking to the eye, and that’s the intention.

The exhibit, which opened at the Parkdale Cromdale Community League rink on Tuesday, is bathed in red light and features sounds, symbols and a ceremonial fire.

The idea was sparked by community league president Kevin Wong.

“My partner and I were listening to the news, they’re talking about how many Indigenous people are missing and being murdered in Canada, and we felt like we needed to do something on the local level,” he said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/indigenous-victims-of-violence-and-injustice-honoured-in-unique-edmonton-art-exhibit-1.6205420

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