It is reported that well over 1000 women were murdered and many still missing over the last 30 years.
I was moved to create this piece in honor and recognition of the outrage, anger and sorrow that I feel and that we may all feel collectively, as we grieve for our stolen sisters".
Steve Smith — Dla'kwagila
Bidding is now open for the Lattimer Gallery Annual Bentwood Box Auction: https://bit.ly/2DmHpbq
All of the work in the creation of these small cedar boxes is donated: the boxes are steam-bent and constructed by Métis/Cree artist James Michels; the promotion and collected funds is donated by Lattimer Gallery; and all the artwork is donated by the artists. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Urban Native Youth Association.
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