The president of the Native Women’s Association of Canada says she supports Mohawk activist Shawn Brant’s call for a public inquiry into the high number of murdered and missing Indigenous women, but remained neutral on his plans to use unspecified direct action to force Ottawa’s hand on the issue.
Ottawa silent on calls for national inquiry, pledges $25 million to combat violence against Indigenous women
-Calls for a public inquiry into the high number of murdered and missing Indigenous women remain unheeded by the Harper government.
In her final hours early Sunday morning, Rocelyn Gabriel desperately tried to flag down passing cars before darting back behind bins at the recycling depot in Portage la Prairie, Man., according to her aunt Loretta Traverse.
Toronto police investigators are now seeking to question a third man in relation to the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of a Cree woman who fell 31 storeys from the balcony of a Toronto condo this past July, APTN National News has learned.
Toronto police investigators hope cell phone records will begin dissolving the mystery still shrouding the death of a Cree woman who fell 31 storeys from a condo balcony in the early morning hours of a Saturday this past July
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo says he’s “deeply concerned” that the Harper government has rejected the UN Human Rights Council’s call for Canada to develop a national action plan to end violence against Indigenous women.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has, again, rejected pleas from Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo for a national inquiry into the growing number of murdered and missing Indigenous women across the country.
A murder in British Columbia led to the search of a home in Winnipeg, which unearthed the remains of Myrna Letandre who went missing 2006.
The 2013 federal budget unveiled Thursday contains little in response to ongoing calls for a national inquiry into the high number of missing and murdered Indigenous women.