Vandalism of red dress MMIW art project exposes broader ignorance

The vandalism struck when the installation was at Acadia University

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Vandals have destroyed part of an art exhibit on Missing and Murdered Indigenous women in Nova Scotia.

The destruction has shone a spotlight on not only the art, but the larger issue it represents.

APTN’s Trina Roache has this story.

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.