The CAW supports the call for a national public inquiry and a national framework of action to address the issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada.
David P. Ball
Michele Pineault's daughter was killed on Robert Pickton's farm, one of Canada's 600 missing and murdered Native women. She spoke with the Left Coast Post at a closure ceremony on Wednesday.
Native Women’s Association of Canada
The resignation of Ms. Robyn Gervais from the position of Independent Counsel for the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry confirms the failure of the inquiry process.
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.
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.
Gloria Black Plume, the mother of six children, was killed in Calgary in 1999. Filmmaker Xstine Cook was changed by the murder and has made a warm tribute to her life, with artist Jesse Gouchey.
Legal scholar and lawyer Mary Eberts says a public inquiry such as the Missing Women Inquiry can play a vital role in uncovering deeper issues in society.
Canada's secret shame happens in plain sight, with 600 Aboriginal women having gone missing or been murdered in 30 years. Today we honour them across the country.
Oct 4, 2011 to Oct 5, 2011
Across Canada, Times vary, National
Each year on Oct. 4, communities across Canada come together to honour the lives of missng and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.
Final part in a three-part series on prostitution and women's equality, this podcast features a talk by Cherry Smiley, a representative of Aboriginal Women's Action Network.