Barriers that prevent Indigenous People from being found once they go missing with Denae Shanidiin of MMIwhoismissing and Restoring Ancestral Winds, Michelle Brown of the MMIW+Utah campaign of PANDOS and Representative Angela Romero. Plus, Campana Libertad at Centro Civico, Vicky Chavez joins RadioACTive team, and a mural for the late-community activist Margarita Satini.
Ma Black, host of Night Estéreo KRCL Saturday nights at 10pm, stopped by with three community updates, including:
Sanctuary movement leader Vicky Chavez, who announced she'll be joining the RadioACTive Team as a Community Co-Host.
Lisia Satini on the progress of a community mural honoring the legacy of her late-sister, community activist Margarita Satini, which will be unveiled on the banks of the Jordan River on May 15.
RadioACTive Panel Discussion: National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives is May 5, 2021. Today's panel discusses making the invisible MMIW+ crisis visible and tearing down barriers that prevent Indigenous People from being found once they go missing, featuring:
Representative Angela Romero, (D-Dist. 26, Utah House of Representatives)
Wednesday, May 5: National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives
Making the Invisible Visible: Navajo Nation Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty, 3:00 p.m. online. Event by Restoring Ancestral Winds: "A critical discussion with Navajo Nation Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty on what to do when an Indigenous Relative goes missing. Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives (MMDR) and Navajo Nations Missing Persons Updates (NNMPU) have responded with the development of a Missing Persons Community Action Toolkit to help our relatives advocate and navigate the systems that have failed us." Click here to register for this event. SUPPORT: paypal.me/restoringancestral
MMIW+ Day of Remembrance, 6:00 p.m. online. Event by MMIW+ of Utah: “A discussion and Q&A on Utah's MMIW+ Taskforce with Representative Angela Romero and Restoring Ancestral Winds. MMIW+ of Utah Chair, Michelle Brown, will facilitate the webinar and read questions from participants at the end of the discussion.” Agenda includes:
A brief history of MMIW+ issue in Utah
A discussion with task force leaders Rep. Angela Romero and Denae Shanidiin of Restoring Ancestral Winds
Q&A session with questions from our audience and participants
Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: