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Sexual Assault Awareness Conference To Be Held at Red Lake

 

Equay Wiigamig Director, Darlene Lussier

In what organizers hope will be the First Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Conference, a two and a half day event will be held at Seven Clans Casino and Events Center at Red Lake on Wednesday through Friday April 11-13, 2012. The conference is being sponsored by Equay Wiigamig (Women's Shelter) of Red Lake.

The theme of the conference is "Ganawenindizon da-gina'amaagemagak maji-doodawind bemaadizid." (“Protect your spirit, stand against sexual violence.”) Invited speakers include Vednita Carter & Joy Friedman of Breaking Free and Robin Charboneau.

The conference is free to all, both on and off reservation - who work with or are interested in - this important subject matter. To register (or have questions) please call Equay Wiigamig – Red Lake Women’s Shelter no later than April 4, 2012.

FREE conference. Participants are responsible for their own lodging, call 218-679-2500 or 888-679-2501.

AGENDA

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Registration

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. - Prayer – Welcome – Drum

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. - Break

10:15 a.m. - noon - Keynote Speaker – Vednita Carter- Breaking Free

Noon – 1:00 p.m. - Lunch Provided

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. - Joy Friedman – Breaking Free

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. - Break

3:15 pm. - 4:00 p.m. - Q & A and Wrap up

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Registration

9:00 a.m. -10:15 a.m. - Her Story - Robin Charboneau – Member of Spirit Lake Nation, North Dakota

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 - Break

10:30 a.m. – noon - Her Story - Robin Charboneau – Member of Spirit Lake Nation, North Dakota

Noon – 1:00 p.m. - Lunch provided

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. - Guadalupe Lopez - MIWSAC

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. - Break

2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Red Lake Sex Offender Registry

Friday, April 13th, 2012

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 am - Registration

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Healing Presentation – Vickey Fineday, Women’s Advocate

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 - Wrap up

Sponsored by Equay Wiigamig (Women’s Shelter), Red Lake, MN.

This project is supported by Grant No. 2010-KT-AX-0008 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2009-WF-AX-0007 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

 

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