Sundial Bridge Will Be Bathed In Red Light To Recognize Native American Women

Members of the community are encouraged to wear red if they decide to attend a Native American event near the Sundial Bridge Wednesday afternoon. Wednesday is “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Day”, established to recognize the staggering numbers of Native American women who continue to be victimized. The Sundial Bridge will be bathed in red light in their honor. The community is invited to join tribal members for a burial ceremony at 4:30PM across from Turtle Bay on the north side of the river. The remains of a Wintu woman and her 5 children will be laid to rest near Redding Arboretum where they had been found before being sent to U.C. Berkeley for study. A total of 11 sets of remains have been reclaimed by Redding Rancheria for burial on their ancestral lands.Ffollowing the burial, a “Jingle Dress” dance and exhibition will be shown inside Turtle Bay Museum.