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Mother pleads for info 12 years after daughter Jennifer Catcheway vanishes.
The Indigenous sex worker died in 2011 and her body was found in a motel bathtub.
There have been at least 25 resignations and firings since the inquiry was launched in 2016.
A staggering 48 per cent of Canadian children in foster care are Indigenous.
I believe the human trafficking conversation is a distraction from the issue of the harms of criminalizing prostitution.
The news hits an already grieving community hard.
Tina Fontaine was a 15-year-old First Nations girl found dead in 2014.
I think about it all and wonder if there are enough dresses or symbols in the world to signify that pain and distress for Indigenous people.
The Canada 150 celebrations are a chance for Canadians to think about what sort of country we want and how to end the legacy of racial discrimination.
My initial reaction to hearing about the appropriation prize was feeling like I was being slapped in the face. I now realize the Twitter revelations are actually incredibly affirming: they let me know that I am not just imagining things; that Canadian media really is incredibly hostile to the voices of indigenous, black and people of colour.
The reality, as I know it, is that I feel threatened. I feel a general threat to my life - that when people know I'm native they can judge me based on their limited experience with my people, and men can view me with a lecherousness they believe I deserve and ask for. We must continue to survive, carry these stories, and never be afraid to identify our culprits.
"Decolonizing doesn't hurt anybody. It's exactly what everybody needs to do."
"I definitely can remember being called a squaw and a man assuming that he had access to me, to my body, to my hair."
The sculptor's great aunt was killed in 1975.
Students at the 'Na Aksa Gyilak'yoo School wrote the song.
The group will wear red to represent missing and murdered indigenous women.
"The pain we have grown up with ... has become normal."
Justin Trudeau announced on International Women's Day that a Canadian woman will appear on the next series of bank notes expected in 2018. And the Bank of Canada is now inviting nominations as to who should appear on the bill. This is our chance to have a say and perhaps at the same time make a statement.
There has been a historic allocation of funding at levels the previous government did not have the courage or desire to put forward. Monies have been directed to the inequality of education on reserves, to housing, to an Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Women and Girls, to Child Welfare, and a number of other critical areas.