aboriginal women

Dec 23, 2013
Woman signs petition on No More Stolen Sisters poster

The price of paid sex

Penney Kome
While some celebrate the Supreme Court ruling that struck down Canada’s prostitution laws, there are different opinions.
Feb 15, 2012

Boycotting the Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry

Corinthia Kelly explains why community groups are not participating in the Missing Women's Inquiry, which she says has become a finger-pointing exercise between the Vancouver Police and the RCMP.
Nov 18, 2011
Lori Mainville: friend, mentor and advisor to Robert Animikii Horton. Photo: Robert Animikii Horton

Cherish her: A message to my First Nation brothers

Robert Animikii Horton
Think of the well-being of the relationship we are building between our People and generations to come. This begins with our respect and value for women, aligned with our traditional teachings.
Mar 21, 2011
Bridget Tolley, right, with a poster of her mother, Gladys Tolley, who was struck and killed by a police car in Quebec in 2001. Photo: Bridget Tolley

Bridget Tolley's search for justice for her mother

Alex Hundert
Algonquin elder Gladys Tolley was killed by a police car driving through the Kitigan Zibi reserve in Quebec in 2001. Her daughter began a fight for answers that is being ignored by authorities.
Mar 14, 2011

Criminalizing sex workers harms the most vulnerable

Sarah Hunt
Because the Ontario government is arguing in court that it's not their job to protect sex workers, they are placing the blame on the victims of violence -- many of whom are Aboriginal.
Dec 21, 2010

Because 153 years of sex discrimination is enough

Shelagh Day
Despite a new act to promote gender equity, Canadian laws will still treat the descendants of many Aboriginal women as not deserving of their heritage legally. This appalling discrimination must end.
May 21, 2010

Indian Act remedy Bill C-3 is flawed

Shelagh Day and Joyce Green
Thousands of women will still not be equal to men under this amendment to the Indian Act. If the Conservative won’t fix this, the opposition parties must vote it down.


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