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Feb Gathering – Earth-Feather Sovereign
February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
We are honored to welcome Earth-Feather Sovereign for our February Gathering. Earth-Feather will be speaking on the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Washington State. Please come join us in learning more about this significant topic, as well as engaging in ways to support Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Washington. Learning Right Relations is proud to support the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Blanket Project, led and designed by Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Washington.Earth-Feather Sovereign (her/she pronouns) is a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes located in Washington State. Her Father is Ernest Clark and Mother is Deanna Marcellay. Sovereign is a descendant of Chiefs and Matriarchs, including Que-Petsa of the snpʕwílx People. Sovereign is inspired by her Ancestors to advocate for her people, all Indigenous People, and all inhabitants of our Motherearth. Sovereign is known for her role on helping with the awareness of the pandemic of our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) by becoming the founder of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Washington (MMIWW). Sovereign along with Gina Mosbrucker helped initiate the Washington State HB2951 Bill that passed in 2018 and begins the steps to create a comprehensive data base to track our Missing Native People. Mosbrucker and Sovereign initiated bill HB1713 that begins creating a Missing Indigenous People’s Taskforce, starting with two Liasons that work with the State Patrol. MMIWW also helped initiate Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Day in Seattle and Spokane, WA on May 5th. MMIWW led the Seattle Women’s MMIW March and Walks in 2018 and 2019. Sovereign along with MMIWW continues to advocate for victims and families while passing State, City, and Tribal initiatives to help address our pandemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous People.https://www.facebook.com/events/1096367507370663/