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Native women push for more action on missing and murdered sistersFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Native women push for more action on missing and murdered sisters (02/16)
Advocates are hoping to build on the pro-tribal provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
Native women host Capitol Hill briefing on missing and murdered sistersFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Native women host Capitol Hill briefing on missing and murdered sisters (02/15)
Advocates are calling for May 5 to be designated as National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
Terese Mailhot: Native women care what happens to all our sistersFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Terese Mailhot: Native women care what happens to all our sisters (01/19)
'Collectively, we need to defend ourselves from people like you, who degrade our identities, politics, theories and criticisms.'
Alex Jacobs: Indian Country saw plenty of positive wins in 2016Filed Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Indian Country saw plenty of positive wins in 2016 (01/10)
'One year ago, who would’ve believed any of this?'
Clara Caufield: Ryan Zinke brings tribal record to the table at InteriorFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Clara Caufield: Ryan Zinke brings tribal record to the table at Interior (01/04)
Though many in Indian Country wish it were otherwise, the fact is now that the Federal government will be dominated by Republicans.
White House hosts meeting on violence against indigenous women and girlsFiled Under: Law | National | World
White House hosts meeting on violence against indigenous women and girls (10/13)
Top officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are working to address high levels of violence.
Lakota Country Times: Bill honors memory of young Northern Cheyenne womanFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Lakota Country Times: Bill honors memory of young Northern Cheyenne woman (08/25)
Lawmakers from Montana have introduced legislation to create a National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
Carly McIntosh: Racism to blame for missing and murdered sistersFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Carly McIntosh: Racism to blame for missing and murdered sisters (08/17)
The Government of Canada was to improve trust with indigenous people but it seems that contract has already been changed.
Native women lead official inquiry into missing and murdered sistersFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law | National
Native women lead official inquiry into missing and murdered sisters (08/04)
Three of the five commissioners for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls are Native women.
Carly McIntosh: For our missing and murdered sisters in CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Carly McIntosh: For our missing and murdered sisters in Canada (07/04)
A poem to the missing and murdered Aboriginal women of Canada.
Effort builds for missing and murdered Native women and girlsFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law | National | Politics
Effort builds for missing and murdered Native women and girls (06/29)
A resolution in Congress seeks to designate May 5, 2017, as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
Families of missing Native women in Canada still waiting for justiceFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Families of missing Native women in Canada still waiting for justice (05/24)
After years of pressure, the government has finally launched a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.
Mary Annette Pember: Missing and murdered Indian women go forgottenFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law | National
Mary Annette Pember: Missing and murdered Indian women go forgotten (04/14)
In a three-part series, Mary Annette Pember reports on the thousands of indigenous women who have gone missing or who have been murdered in the United States and Canada.
Charges laid for homicides of two women from same First NationFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Charges laid for homicides of two women from same First Nation (03/28)
Jeanette Chief and Violet Heathen both went missing in the same city and both were from the Onion Lake Cree Nation.
Sad news as body of missing Native teen girl is found in OntarioFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Sad news as body of missing Native teen girl is found in Ontario (03/22)
Delaine Copenace, 16, had last been seen in downtown Kenora, Ontario, on February 27.
Jordan Wheeler: Justin Trudeau doesn't deserve Native headdressFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Jordan Wheeler: Justin Trudeau doesn't deserve Native headdress (03/14)
This government is less than six months into its mandate. It hasn't done anything yet. Announcements are great but they're words, not actions.
Alvin Manitopyes: Native women treated poorly in 'The Revenant' Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Alvin Manitopyes: Native women treated poorly in 'The Revenant' (01/21)
The Revenant is not for the faint hearted as the bloody and brutal violence constantly spews across the big screen like a horrific nightmare.
Carly McIntosh: The deep and dark secrets of Canadian historyFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Education | Opinion
Carly McIntosh: The deep and dark secrets of Canadian history (01/11)
The history of indigenous people must start being taught in every educational school across Canada.
Families await inquiry into missing and murdered Native womenFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law | National
Families await inquiry into missing and murdered Native women (01/07)
Top officials in Canada are holding consultation meetings across the country in advance of launching the formal investigation.
Lenard Monkman: Raising our girls to be indigenous and fierceFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Lenard Monkman: Raising our girls to be indigenous and fierce (12/14)
We need to teach our daughters to be strong, and we need Canadians to support indigenous women.
Tim Fontaine: Native people seeking action and justice in CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Tim Fontaine: Native people seeking action and justice in Canada (12/09)
Canada has held more such public inquiries than any other Commonwealth country, though few hav dealt with issues that specifically affect indigenous peoples.
Ruth Hopkins: Native woman leads inquiry into our missing sistersFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law | Opinion
Ruth Hopkins: Native woman leads inquiry into our missing sisters (12/09)
Jody’s Kwak'wala name is Puglaas, meaning 'Woman Born to Noble People.' Besides her education and experience, she will bring a fresh, new perspective to her post.
Mark Trahant: A new era of reconciliation emerges in CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: A new era of reconciliation emerges in Canada (11/09)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered the message that Aboriginal Canadians are significant intellectual contributors to Canada’s political discourse.
Carly McIntosh: Finding our missing and murdered Native womenFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Carly McIntosh: Finding our missing and murdered Native women (10/22)
As you stand by the Assiniboine River you hear the running of Mother Earth's water, as well as feel her love flowing near you.
Mark Trahant: Indian Country can learn from vote in CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Indian Country can learn from vote in Canada (10/21)
Not that elections fix everything. In Canada, like the U.S., there is no ideal representation for Native voters.
Mark Trahant: Far too many missing and murdered Native womenFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Far too many missing and murdered Native women (10/06)
A similar story was told across Canada this weekend: Too many Native women have gone missing or have been murdered.
Rosanna Deerchild: A terrifying reality facing indigenous womenFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Rosanna Deerchild: A terrifying reality facing indigenous women (10/05)
An RCMP report says 1,181 indigenous women and girls have been killed or are missing in Canada. That number just keeps climbing.
First Nations launch inquiry into missing and murdered womenFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
First Nations launch inquiry into missing and murdered women (09/10)
Native leaders are tired of waiting for the Canadian government to investigate the large numbers of women who have gone missing or have been murdered.

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