The CPN House of Hope wants to help bring acknowledgment to the #MMIW movement and educate the community about this plague of violence targeting our Native women and children.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that Native women are murdered at a rate 10 times higher than other ethnicities, and murder is the third leading cause of death.
Native women in some areas of the country are murdered at 10 times the national average. Often the public perceives that most missing and murdered Indigenous women cases occur on rural reservations, but 71 percent of American Indians/Alaska Natives live in urban areas.
Canadian Métis artist Jaime Black has been displaying her installation exhibit The REDress Project, which recognizes the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women, at public spaces and art museums for a decade.