As directed by First Nation leadership across Canada, the Assembly of First Nations has declared October 4 a National Day of Remembrance for murdered and missing Indigenous women in Canada. October 18 has been identified a National Day of Action to end violence, and AFN is encouraging community-based action across all regions focused on violence prevention.
This October, AFN is encouraging Indigenous peoples and all Canadians to act now for a better future for all of us.
- Assembly of First Nations Welcomes All-Party Support for Parliamentary Committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls - February 27, 2013
- Watch the archived webinar video
- On October 18 ACT to end violence against Indigenous peoples
- Speech on Parliament Hill October 4, 2012 --YouTube Video--
- Make a personal pledge to live without violence
- Sign a postcard demanding the Prime Minister call a National Public Commission of Inquiry on missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada
You must download the postcard and save it to your pc, right click and choose "Save Link/Save Target As".
- Light a virtual candle in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women
- Learn more and Tell your story
- Action Plan - Demanding Justice and Fulfilling Rights: A Strategy to End Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls
- Sign the pledge to end violence against Indigenous women and girls