Support

Here are six ways you can help Attawapiskat, Adrian Sutherland’s hometown.

1. SUPPORT ADRIAN

Make a financial contribution to Adrian Sutherland & Midnight Shine.

Purchase Adrian Sutherland & Midnight Shine’s music.

Click here to purchase.

Follow Midnight Shine on social media.

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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.

Click here for resources.

Read the opinion piece Adrian Sutherland wrote for The Globe and Mail about Attawapiskat’s water contamination crisis.

Read the piece here.

Read the article Adrian Sutherland wrote about Attawapiskat’s unsafe water emergency in the Huffington Post.

Read the article here.

Visit The Council of Canadians for more information and resources on water issues in First Nations, and to learn how you can help.

Click here to visit the website.

3. AMPLIFY INDIGENOUS VOICES

Support Indigenous authors, musicians, businesses, artists, and advocates.

Click here for a directory of Indigenous businesses.

Click here for a list of Indigenous artists.

Click here for a list of Indigenous books.

Click here for a playlist of songs by Indigenous musicians.

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.

Read the calls to action here.

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.

Find your MP’s mailing address by entering your postal code here.

Not sure what to include in your letter? Find suggestions here.

Use this sample letter as a guide.

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.

Contact the Prime Minister here.