MMIW Journey Of Hope
August 19th -22nd 2015 I will be running 115kms from Oak Point Manitoba to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women monument at The Forks (Winnipeg Mb). I am doing so to rasie money and bring awarness to the on going crisis of violence agasint Indigenous women in our country. Stephen Harper won't step up and make this change, so stand along side me as we fight for justice in place of these women and girls. All donations will be going to the Families First Fondation http://familiesfirstfoundation.ca/home
Meegwetch, Thank you
Dear Philip Blay whomever you may be, I am not the slightest bit sorry or offended that you disagree with my journey. But i am sorry that you dont understand my mission. I have courageously begun this journey to be a voice for the women who have been silenced. I have decided to speak up and bring awareness to THIS issue, one a huge part of our country isn't aware of. I have picked ONE of MANY issues in our country as a START to my journey to make change for a better tomorrow. There is a wide variety of issues i would like to address but this is just the start. Please keep in your thoughts that i am a 16 year old adolescent being brave enough to do this on my own. If you can't accept nor support my journey dont waste your time leaving unnecessary comments on a donation page i have created to help the families who are affected. If you dont agree than i challenge YOU to step away from your computer screen and make a change that YOU want to see. To put YOURSELF out there. I encourage you to run more than 115km AND bring in as much attention, awareness and support to YOUR cause than I have. Like i said this is my first step of many, and maybe next time i will make the title MMIWGMDC&I "Missing and Murdered Women Girls, Men, Cats, Dogs, and Imbeciles like you. I recommend that in the future you encourage the youth who are fighting for change rather then shooting them down to be a human just as disappointing as you.
Phillip Blay... there are many many social injustices in the world. One young woman using her time and energy and passion to raise money and awareness for an issue close to her heart ... in this case Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women... is not sexist. Instead of criticizing her passion, her efforts and her supporters... perhaps you should be inspired to work towards social justice in areas that are most important to you.
This is a sexist campaign, because more aboriginal men and boys are also missing and being murdered, than non –aboriginal. Sexism against men and boys is still accepted in our societies, and this is another example. We should all be ashamed (especially women) to close our eyes on this feminist sexism, this “women and children first” agenda… or should I say “women and girls first”, as we can see with this campaign about missing and murdered women and girls (and only them).
Allen: You must be a very stereotyped man to rely on insults and bad faith as you do. First of all, this campaign is not about helping to find these “women, all girls and boys” as you say, but rather “women and girls” only (and only them). No boys, and even less men. It’s not “women and children first” any more, no, it’s “women and girls first”. I’m a progressive, and I believe that we have to stop closing our eyes on sexism against men and boys, and if not, conservative values like your “women and girls first” agenda will kill progressive values which are necessary in order to address important social issues like missing and murdered aboriginals.
Philip Blay you are one arrogant SOB to say this to her, I'm not aboriginal. But I do stand for her cause and other ones that help find these women, all girls and boys. She is doing one awesome cause and I hope she raises a lot of money. For you to say that you are racist in my eyes. Go Tracie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It’s obvious that you have good intentions, but fighting for a good cause is not an excuse to discriminate against half the population (sexism against men and boys), aboriginal or not. My point is that the life, the well-being of a man or a boy is as important as the life and well-being of a woman or a girl, and I don’t think I’m an “imbecile” because I think that way. When we hear about missing and murdered aboriginals, the majority of the population is uncomfortable with the sexist approach it has taken, and it diverts the attention from the real problem. It’s up to you to ignore this phenomenon or not (what is more important here: the missing and murdered aboriginals, or victimizing women and girls? (and only them)).