National, toll-free 24/7 crisis line for individuals who need support as a result of learning about and from the Inquiry, its reports and related information. Service is available in English, French, Cree, Anishinaabemowin(Ojibway) and Inuktitut. Phone: 1-844-413-6649.
In Manitoba, phone: 1-866-818-3505.
After-care supports: "Survivors, family members and those affected by the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls can access mental health counselling and community-based cultural support services."
SOURCE: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, updated August 17, 2023.
SUMMARY: A list of resources and services with a focus on those delivered by Indigenous organizations or governments in Winnipeg and Manitoba, or by the provincial of federal government specifically for Indigenous Peoples.
Find listings of a wide range of crisis lines and supports for all people and ages.
The 20 branches of Winnipeg Public Library are located on Treaty No. 1 territory and the Homeland of the Métis Nation. The drinking water in Library buildings comes from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation in Treaty No. 3 territory.
October 4 is Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Honouring and Awareness Day in Manitoba
SUMMARY: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Honouring and Awareness Day is included under the The Commemoration of Days, Weeks and Months Act of Manitoba. Go to "Schedule 34" of the Act to read the section about this day.
SOURCE: Report of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry of Manitoba. Volume 2, 1991.
SUMMARY: This volume of the AJI is dedicated to information about the murders of Helen Betty Osborne in 1971 in The Pas, Manitoba and J.J. Harper in Winnipeg, 1988.
SUMMARY: Information about the City of Winnipeg's work on a civic implementation plan related to the Calls for Justice.
Red Dresses at Winnipeg Public Library October 4-18, 2023
At Winnipeg Public Library
Red Dresses will be placed in all Winnipeg Public Library branches the morning of October 4 and will remain until October 18. Members of the public are encouraged and welcome to visit the Red Dresses and pause to honour and reflect on their presence and meaning. Awareness information as well as information about supports for those who made need, will also be on hand.
Image: St. John's Library, May, 2023 (for May 5, Red Dress Day).
Winnipeg Public Library thanks our co-workers at the City of Winnipeg Indigenous Relations Division for their support and guidance of this initiative. We acknowledge their tremendous heart-work, generosity, and life experiences, along with that of the members of Giganawenimaanaanig (the Manitoba MMIWG2S+ Implementation Committee) and all families and survivors.