From: College of Education and Social Services Faculty <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Jean Evans (she/her)
Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2023 10:53 AM
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Subject: Invitation to Sisters Rising Film Screening & Discussion-Reminder






We are writing today to invite you to an upcoming event that aims to raise awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women. On May 5th, which is Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s Day, Gedakina and the UVM CESS Office of Diversity and Community Engagement will be hosting a screening of the powerful documentary, Sisters Rising (see attached poster and pamphlet for details), followed by a discussion and opportunity to hear from one of the filmmakers, Willow O’Feral. The event closing will include an opportunity to share thoughts and identify opportunities for action. 


Event Details:

Sisters Rising Film Screening and Discussion

Date: 5/5/23 from 4-6 pm

Location: 413 Waterman Building

Co-Sponsored by: Gedakina and the University of Vermont College of Education and Social Services Office of Diversity and Community Engagement

Content Warning: The documentary Sisters Rising references sexual abuse and sexual assault.


We hope that you will join us in learning about and raising awareness about this important issue and look forward to seeing you there.


Email Judy Dow at  [log in to unmask] or Jessica DeMink-Carthew at [log in to unmask] with event questions.


With gratitude,


Jessica DeMink-Carthew, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Middle Level Education Program

Teach for Justice Lab

University of Vermont

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