Here are six ways you can help Attawapiskat, Adrian Sutherland’s hometown.
1. SUPPORT ADRIAN
Purchase Adrian Sutherland & Midnight Shine’s music.
Follow Midnight Shine on social media.
2. LEARN MORE ABOUT WATER ISSUES IN FIRST NATIONS
Educate yourself on drinking water advisories, including what the government of Canada is doing to end them and which communities currently have water advisories.
Read the opinion piece Adrian Sutherland wrote for The Globe and Mail about Attawapiskat’s water contamination crisis.
Read the article Adrian Sutherland wrote about Attawapiskat’s unsafe water emergency in the Huffington Post.
Visit The Council of Canadians for more information and resources on water issues in First Nations, and to learn how you can help.
3. AMPLIFY INDIGENOUS VOICES
Support Indigenous authors, musicians, businesses, artists, and advocates.
4. READ THE TRCC’S CALLS TO ACTION
Educate yourself on the calls to action and recommendations put forward by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
5. SEND A LETTER TO YOUR MP
Write to your Member of Parliament expressing your support for action on providing clean drinking water to Indigenous communities.
6. SEND A LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER
Write to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressing your support for action on providing clean drinking water to Indigenous communities.