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.
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” 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