NIWRC Honoring and Fundraiser in Helena, MT

On November 2nd, 2017 the NIWRC had a Fundraiser & Honoring at the Montana Club in Helena, MT. The event was sponsored by the Montana Film Office, Elbe Law, the Indian Law Section of the Montana State Bar, and Taylor Sheridan’s crew. With under 100 people in attendance, with special guests Taylor Sheridan and wife Nicole Sheridan. Donations received from the event, were matched by Taylor Sheridan, and went to support the work of the NIWRC and speakers addressed the work of NIWRC and missing and murdered indigenous women and girls of the US.


(On left) Lucy Simpson, Executive Director for the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center gave opening remarks and shared the work of the NIWRC. (Middle) NIWRC Board Vice Chair Carmen O’Leary, Lucy Simpson pose later in the evening with Taylor Sheridan and Nicole Sheridan. (On right) Theda New Breast, Master Trainer and a Wellness facilitator at Native Wellness Institute, and her mother talk share about murdered and missing women and give closing remarks.