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Moccasin vamps by Briony Goddard from the commemorative art installation, Walking with Our Sisters for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada and the USA

Moccasin vamps by Briony Goddard from the commemorative art installation, Walking with Our Sisters for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada and the USA

Walking With Our Sisters: moccasin vamps made by Dolly Assinewe for the murdered, missing First Nations women in Canada.

Walking With Our Sisters: moccasin vamps made by Dolly Assinewe for the murdered, missing First Nations women in Canada.

Beaded moccasin vamps for the Walking With Our Sisters exhibit in Canada. Beading done by Seneca beaders from the Cattaraugus Indian Territory

The collaborative art project Walking With Our Sisters consists of pairs of moccasin vamps – the top portions of a pair of unfinished moccasins – meant to honour missing or murdered aboriginal women. (COURTESY OF WALKING WITH OUR SISTERS)

Vamps in progress (by J. Arsenault) for the Walking With Our Sisters Exhibition http://walkingwithoursisters.ca/ "Walking With Our Sisters is a commemorative art installation to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous Women of Canada and the United States. In Canada, it is estimated that 600+ native women have gone missing or have been murdered in the last 20 years. " The moccasins will remain incomplete to symbolize the tragedy of lives cut short. I still think of you Anna Mae.

Vamps in progress (by J. Arsenault) for the Walking With Our Sisters Exhibition http://walkingwithoursisters.ca/ "Walking With Our Sisters is a commemorative art installation to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous Women of Canada and the United States. In Canada, it is estimated that 600+ native women have gone missing or have been murdered in the last 20 years. " The moccasins will remain incomplete to symbolize the tragedy of lives cut short. I still think of you Anna Mae.

My moccasin vamps created for the Walking With Our Sisters exhibit honoring and commemorating the hundreds of missing and murdered Canadian Indigenous women representing their "unfinished lives" This image is from Native People's Magazine Sept. 2014.

Moccasin vamps created for the Walking With Our Sisters exhibit honoring and commemorating the hundreds of missing and murdered Canadian Indigenous women representing their "unfinished lives" This image is from Native People's Magazine Sept.

Walking With Our Sisters is a commemorative art installation to honour the lives of the 600+ missing and murdered Indigenous sisters. Over 700 people have committed to making a pair of moccasin 'vamps' ('uppers') for this art installation

“Walking With Our Sisters” Commemorating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada and the U.S.

Walking With Our Sisters is a commemorative art installation to honour the lives of the missing and murdered Indigenous sisters. Over 700 people have committed to making a pair of moccasin 'vamps' ('uppers') for this art installation

Vamps made for WWOS (Walking With Our Sisters) in memory of Brenda Jimmy

Vamps made for WWOS (Walking With Our Sisters) in memory of Brenda Jimmy

Bead artist Misty Underwood's vamps Walking with our Sisters www.walkingwithoursisters.ca/

Bead artist Misty Underwood's vamps Walking with our Sisters www.walkingwithoursisters.ca/

Walking with our sisters- Moccasin vamps by Arlene Piddington are part of a touring exhibit that aims to raise awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous women #MMI...

Walking with our sisters- Moccasin vamps by Arlene Piddington are part of a touring exhibit that aims to raise awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous women

Caribou embroidered moccasin vamps in honor for "Walking with our Sisters" event bringing awareness to the missing and exploited women and children By Bonnie Bowen

Caribou embroidered moccasin vamps in honor for "Walking with our Sisters" event bringing awareness to the missing and exploited women and children By Bonnie Bowen

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