2SLGBTQQIA+

The 2SLGBTQQIA+ Land-Based Honouring Project focuses on providing a space for healing for survivors, family members and allies of women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people who have been lost to the community through violence. The Georgian Bay Native Friendship Center supports the belonging and resurgence of 2SLGBTQQIA+ peoples as they have always existed and been a part of our community. By supporting the belonging of all genders and sexualities, GBNFC is dedicated to helping restore 2SLGBTQQIA+ people and the damage of certain traditional roles which have resulted in increased violence and acknowledgement of their gifts as visionaries, ceremonial leaders, healers, caregivers, medicine people, peacemakers, warriors, leaders and social supports. The space they held was vital to the good of our community, and its loss has weakened our collective. Through this Land-Based Honouring Project; which is funded by the Department of Women and Gender Equality through the MMIWG2S Commemoration as part of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry Report Calls to Justice, we are doing our part by taking action and bringing our community together to reclaim the belonging of 2SLGBTQQIA+ healing.