Harm to Healing: Community discussion on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Relatives
Restoring Ancestral Winds, Inc. will host the Harm to Healing: Community Discussion on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives on July 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bluff Community Center, 3rd East and Mulberry. Bluff Community Center is an ADA facility.
“There is evidence of deep, historical harm due to the missing and murdered epidemic happening in our tribal communities. Our intention is to listen to the hearts of Native people who have a loved one victimized by this epidemic.” said Yolanda Francisco, Executive Director at Restoring Ancestral Winds.
“It is overwhelming for survivors who walk the healing path. Our obligation on July 13th is to listen, learn and help create or refine systems to alleviate and eliminate the anguish.”
Small group discussions will be held in a safe, supportive setting to discuss the missing and murdered relatives in Native American communities. The Navajo/Diné, White Mesa Ute, Ute Mountain Ute and Paiute and other tribes are invited to join this important conversation. RAW wants to hear your thoughts, opinions or experience as this issue continues to devastate tribal communities.
Feedback will assist us in contribution to a report being compiled that will guide the Utah Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives Task Force in making recommendations to the Utah Legislature that will improve response to families facing these crimes.
Register by sending an email to email@example.com. A complimentary meal with be served. The first 25 people who register by July 7th will receive a gas card.
To learn more about Restoring Ancestral Winds, visit restoringawcoalition.org.