Community members from Pakuashipi, Que testified at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Tuesday about sexual assault, and disappearing babies.
During her testimony at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), Denise Fontaine stood up and pulled a rosary out of her pocket.
The national inquiry hearings in Maliotenam hears stories about a child who vanished after going to the hospital in 1973 and police rape.
When members of the Truro police asked Victoria Paul if she was okay, she grunted – so they left her on the concrete floor of her jail cell for hours before they called an ambulance to take her to the hospital.
The first day of the Membertou hearings of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls inquiry heard emotional testimony from the family of Loretta Saunders, an Inuk murdered in 2014 over rent money.
Out of her purse, Agnes Gould pulls out some sheets of paper – on the front is the agenda for the upcoming hearings for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls taking place this week in Membertou First Nation, NS.
The Cree First Nation of Waskaganish is scouring their territory in search of three missing hunters who have been lost for more than a week.
50 people including Konwenni Jacobs who was spending the day with her mother and sister stood out front the headquarters of the Populaire Desjardin bank in Montreal asking that it stop investing in pipelines.
An official with the Cree Women’s Association says that a language barrier between her people and government health services means that people may not be making the right choices for themselves.