Trying to put missing, murdered Indigenous women in the election spotlight

APTN National News
A three-day gathering in Edmonton is trying to put missing and murdered Indigenous women in the election spotlight.

Many think little to no attention has been paid to the issue in the federal election.

The gathering hopes to the serve many purposes.

Some, like prominent actress Michelle Thrush, thinks stopping the violence begins at home.

APTN’s Chris Stewart has the story.


Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.