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Sexual assault conference to be held in Red Lake

RED LAKE - The first annual Sexual Assault Awareness Conference will be held April 11-13 at Seven Clans Casino.

The theme of the conference is "Ganawenindizon da-gina'amaagemagak maji-doodawind bemaadizid." ("Protect your spirit, stand against sexual violence.") Featured speakers will include Vednita Carter and Joy Friedman of Breaking Free and Robin Charboneau.

The conference is free to all, for residents of the reservation and outside it.

To register, call Equay Wiigamig at 679-2500 no later than Wednesday. Check-in for the conference begins at 8 a.m. each day during the conference.