Indigenous artists offered $5K for art bringing attention to MMIWG: SCO – CTV News

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February 10, 2020

WINNIPEG — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization is looking for Indigenous artists to bring attention to the violence against Indigenous women, girls and people who identify as LGBTQ2S.

The organization is now accepting art submissions for consideration to win a $5,000 honourarium.

“Our goal is to end violence by raising awareness while sending a message of hope, reconciliation, and resilience or conveying an expression of loss through art,” Grand Chief Jerry Daniels said in a news release.

“By reaching out to Manitoba’s First Nation artists—especially those with ties to a southern First Nation community—we hope to express the humanity of this painful legacy while commemorating those who are missing or who have been murdered.”

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