Walking With Our Sisters is a commemorative art installation of 1,800 pairs of moccasin vamps (tops) uniquely designed to honour the lives of Indigenous women, children and Two-Spirit women.
This week's blogs roundup includes posts on Bill C-51, why the Harper government loves Israel, Medicine Grove Trio, TRC, MMIW, and collective action to lower carbon footprints.
Minister Bernard Valcourt has alleged that the majority of murdered Aboriginal women are killed by Aboriginal men. His stats are skewed; but worse, his claim is an egregious example of victim blaming.
It's time to not only continue, but to redouble our efforts to make the oppression of women as repulsive and socially unacceptable as the oppression of African Americans.
Pam Palmater speaks on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, in an interview with Greg Macdougall.
Hundreds of recommendations go unimplemented: Legal Strategy Coalition demands greater government commitment and accountability to ending violence against Indigenous women and girls.
On this week's GroundWire: responses to Winnipeg's status as most racist city, Audrey Siegl physically attacked by police at #ShutDownCanada Vancouver, Women's Memorial March.
As calls for an Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women continue, activists across the country gathered on February 14 to remember the women who are gone.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights released a report about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada. Their recommendation? The government should take action.
On July 20, 2013, Bella Laboucan-McLean fell 31 stories off the balcony of a condo tower in downtown Toronto. Everyone who was there claims they saw nothing. Knows nothing.