Indigenous filmmakers from the Nu Media Program partnered with VICE Canada to document the importance of how an Indigenous sharing circle helps address the epidemic of racism, violence, and intolerance.
The grassroots, Indigenous group is bigger and more active than ever, keeping watch over Winnipeg’s streets.
As a lone Indigenous journalist covering the story, I saw him as a relative.
The body of the young Indigenous girl was pulled from the Red River in Winnipeg in 2014.
Bear Clan Patrol began as a response to 15-year-old Tina Fontaine’s disappearance, and has since found new ways to serve a hurting community.
The woman was a cousin of Tina Fontaine, whose 2014 murder sparked calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Tina Fontaine's 2014 murder sparked calls for an inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women. The murder of her cousin this week is further evidence of the Canada-wide problem.
The death of 15-year-old Fontaine reignited anger and despair at the thousands of missing and murdered women in Canada, and prompted fresh calls for a federal inquiry into the matter.
After years of regarding our government with deep cynicism and suspicion on missing and murdered Indigenous women, many find it hard to believe that anything good can come out of Ottawa.
The startling discovery could be the first human remains the group has found after a year of searching in the notorious dumping grounds.
Nine bodies have been found in the river in the last year, and the Drag the Red volunteers are doing what police won't—actually searching below the murky water.