REDress Day

The REDress Project, which involves the hanging of red dresses in public spaces, began as an art installation by Métis artist Jamie Black and has since been replicated in communities across Canada.

The empty red dresses are meant to signify the loss of thousands of Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit, lesbian, gay, trans, bisexual, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual (2SLGTBQQIA) people over the past 40 years to colonial violence.

Dresses will be hung around Brock University’s campuses on Sunday, Feb. 13, and they will remain on display for the next week. Red dress earrings and keychains will also be available for sale in the Campus Store with all proceeds going to Aboriginal Student Services.

Panel discussion with Robyn Bourgeois and Jennifer Moore Rattray

Monday, Feb. 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Jennifer Moore Rattray served as Executive Director of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, which delivered a final report and 231 Calls for Justice to the Prime Minister and Premiers in June 2019.

Lynn Wells

Interim President and Vice-Chancellor
Provost and Vice-President, Academic

Robyn Bourgeois

Acting Vice-Provost,
Indigenous Engagement

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