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Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Day of Awareness
May 5, 2023
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
2817 N West Bayshore Drive, Peshawbestown

2nd Annual MMIP Day of Awareness

An Event to Remember and Raise Awareness for Missing & Murdered Indigenous People.
Public Welcome, Community Welcome, Survivors Welcome

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

May 5th is National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People. To Promote Awareness Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is Sponsoring an Event on Friday May 5th That Will Tell the Stories of Those Community Members Who Have Gone Missing and the Obstacles That the Native Community has Faced Historically to Prosecute Cases and Seek Justice for the Community and Their Families.

In Remembrance of Your MMIP Family Member, Reach Out to Rachel Ribeiro to Share Photo(s).
(231) 534-7253 ∙ Rachel.Ribeiro2@gtb-nsn.gov


Event Program

12:00 PM

  • Prayer & Fire Lighting
  • Hang Red Garments in Remembrance
  • Guest Speakers

12:30- 1:00 PM

  • Drumming & Dancing
  • Light Food Provided
  • Community Speakers

3:00 PM

  • Closing Prayer
  • Putting Fire to Rest


Kathy Tahtinen 
(231) 534-7255 Kathy.Tahtinen@gtb-nsn.gov

Rachel Ribeiro

(231) 534-7253 Rachel.Ribeiro2@gtb-nsn.gov