12 ‘ x 18 ’ Print of watercolour and polychromo on Fabriano paper.
Our women, girls, and two-spirts are being taken from us in an alarming way.
*Indigenous Women (girls +) murdered 10x higher than all other ethnicities.
*Murder is the 3rd leading cause of death for Indigenous Women (Centers for Disease Control).
*More than 4 out of 5 Indigenous Women have experienced violence (84.3%) (National Institute of Justice Report).
*More than half Indigenous Women experience sexual violence (56.1%).
*More than half Indigenous Women have been physically abused by their intimate partners (55.5 percent).
*Almost half of Indigenous Women have been stalked in their lifetime (48.8 percent).
*Indigenous Women are 1.7 times more likely than Anglo-American women to experience violence.
*Indigenous Women are 2xs more likely to be raped than Anglo-American white women.
*Murder rate of Indigenous Women is 3xs higher than Anglo-American women.