Film Addresses Crimes Against Indigenous Women in U.S. and Canada

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: Feb. 22, 2020
Information Contact: Benjamin Earwicker, (208) 334-2873 ext. 4055

The public is invited to attend a screening of the film Somebody’s Daughter, a documentary about missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada and the United States. It will be shown March 16, 6 p.m., at the Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St. in Boise.

This film not only tells stories of the indigenous women and their families, but the jurisdictional and socioeconomic barriers they face, as well.

After the film, a panel of indigenous leaders will discuss the film. Refreshments will be provided. This event is co-sponsored by the Idaho Human Rights Commission and the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence. Due to limited seating, please RSVP on the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence Facebook page.

The Idaho Human Rights Commission helps protect persons within the state from illegal discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodation and education. The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence works to create change in prevention, intervention and response to domestic violence, dating abuse, stalking and sexual assault.

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