MMIWG ribbons thrown in trash in park home to Calgary’s Field of Crosses – Global News

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MMIWG ribbons thrown in trash in park home to Calgary’s Field of Crosses – Global News

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202129 Views

October 27, 2021

Ribbons honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls were found in a Calgary park’s trash bin on Tuesday.

They were cleared from an area that is now being used as the Field of Crosses, which pays tribute to veterans leading up to Remembrance Day.

Deborah Green said her group tied the ribbons to trees on May 5, on Red Dress Day, and had a gathering at the Field of Crosses location.

“There was a lot of care and ceremony that went into those ribbons and preparing the family names into those ribbons, so they’re very sacred,” she said Tuesday.

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