May 03, 2022

Art & March to Raise Awareness Around Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

On Friday May 6th, a Missing and Murdered Indigenous People’s Awareness March will take place in Hudson, NY. In preparation for this march, Forge Project partnered with artists Demian DinéYazhi’ (Diné) of R.I.S.E. and Korina Emmerich (Puyallup) to host a drop-in protest poster- and banner-making workshop at Art Omi. Sina Basila Hickey spoke with the artists to get more information.

These groups and the larger community will be gathering at the Henry Hudson Riverfront Park around 5:30 PM and lead Indigenous activists and allies starting at 6 PM in a march along Warren Street, which will end with remarks at City Hall around 7 PM (about 1 mile).
This event takes place on Friday May 6th. May 5th is the National Day of Awareness around #MMIP

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