missing and murdered aboriginal women
Trailer - Searchers: Highway of Tears
You can't help but shudder at the sinister nickname for British Columbia's provincial Autoroute 16, known as "The Highway of Tears," which is both a trucking passage and the winding graveyard of up to 42 Aboriginal women, assumed to be murdered.
Loretta Saunders’ Roommates Admit They Murdered Her in Surprise Guilty Pleas
In two agreed upon statements of fact, Blake Leggette admitted he suffocated Saunders and Victoria Henneberry admitted she helped him do it.
Hidden No More: a Woman’s Murder Has First Nations Group Rallying Against Domestic Violence
Her partner was arrested and charged with her murder. The charges were stayed, but his return to the community leaves a family in fear.
Teenaged Assault Victim Calls for Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
Rinelle Harper, a teen who was brutally attacked and left for dead, appealed to the country at the Assembly of First Nations.
People Hating on Tanya Tagaq’s ‘Fuck PETA’ Polaris Speech Are Missing the Point
We interviewed 2014 Polaris Music Prize winner Tanya Tagaq about why ending her acceptance speech with "Fuck PETA!" shouldn't be the dominant narrative about that night.
Malaya Qaunirq Chapman
Here’s How Winnipeg’s Mayoral Candidates Feel about Aboriginal Issues
Following the tragic discovery of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine in Winnipeg's Red River, we asked the mayoral candidates of the city how they'd deal with aboriginal issues.
RCMP Won’t Disclose Where First Nation Females Are More Likely to Be Murdered
There are ten places in Canada that are the most dangerous for indigenous women and girls, but the RCMP won't publicly say where they are.
Reporting from a Vigil Held for the Murder of a Teenage Aboriginal Girl
We attended a memorial in Winnipeg on Tuesday night that honoured the memory of Tina Fontaine, a 15 year-old girl whose body was found in a bag and wrapped in plastic somewhere along Manitoba’s Red River on Sunday.
The Profiles Issue
Why Are So Many Aboriginal Women Being Murdered in Canada?
And what is the government going to do about it?
The RCMP’s Report on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Is Simply Not Enough
Despite a recent report from the RCMP imploring the Canadian government hold a national inquiry into the cases of at least 1,181 missing or murdered Aboriginal women drawing a fair amount of public outrage, the Harper government continues to dismiss...
A New UN Report Urges An Inquiry Into the Cases of Over 1,200 Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
“We pride ourselves on our human rights agenda and if that’s not a violation of human rights when women are treated differently or victimized more often, I don’t know what is.”