Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Fatally Flawed

(Originally published in Lawyer’s Daily on May 15, 2017) It looks like those who advocated for the long-awaited national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls will be waiting a little while longer. Despite the promise from Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the national inquiry would be his first order of business,[…]

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Stephen Harper Continues Legacy of Genocide

By: Dr. Pamela D. Palmater Source: www.teleSURtv.net/english Institutionalized racism in Canada is perpetuating the crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous women. Seven years ago Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologized for the assimilatory residential school policy which sought to “kill the Indian in the child” and caused so much suffering for generations of Indigenous peoples.[…]

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RCMP Report on Murdered and Missing Aboriginal Women is Statistically Skewed

In 2014, the RCMP released a report on their “National Operational Review” on the issue of “Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women” which amounted to 1181 women total – 164 missing and 1017 murdered.  The core conclusion of the report was that “Aboriginal women”* were over-represented in the numbers of murdered and missing. They cautioned readers[…]

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