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National Day of Action for MMIWG2S

October 1, 2021

Monday, October 4 is the National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S). Indigenous women and girls continue to be violated and marginalized at rates much higher than those in the general population. Read more

To help staff, students and families learn about MMIWG2S and how to take action, the LRSD Indigenous Education Team has put together a wealth of teaching and learning resources. Staff can also access the following information through the Indigenous Education SharePoint site. 

VIDEOS, FILMS & PODCASTS:

VIDEO: Drag the Red

VIDEO: This River: Searching for Missing Loved Ones in the Red River

DOCUMENTARY SERIES: Taken | APTN

FILMS AND DOCUMENTARIES: KAIROS Canada

VIDEO: Indigenous Women and the Story of Canada | Sarah Robinson | Walrus Talks

VIDEO: Chief Judy Wilson & Ellen Gabriel on Canada's Failed National Action Plan to End Genocide

VIDEO: (FRENCH) Parole autochtone 237 : L'importance de Joyce Echaquan

VIDEO: A Family's Desperate Search for a Missing Woman Police Can't Find

VIDEO: Hidden Gem: Memorial to the Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

VIDEO: 3 Songs For Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women | Powwow Times

PODCAST: Judy Wilson & Ellen Gabriel on Canada's Failed National Action Plan by Warrior Life

PODCAST: ‎All My Relations Podcast : Protect Indigenous Women

WEBSITES, REPORTS & GUIDES

REPORT: Calls for Justice - MMIWG

WEBSITE: We Dance For Life

EDUCATIONAL GUIDE: Circle of Aunties

REPORT: Final Report | MMIWG

WEBPAGE: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women - CBC.ca

EDUCATIONAL GUIDE: Their Voices Will Guide Us

ARTIST: Jamie Black

ARTICLES: 

ARTICLE: Angela Sterritt: The Legacy of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Canada - 49thShelf.com

ARTICLE: Genocide by any other name... - Winnipeg Free Press

ARTICLE: Injustice is a way of Indigenous life, say advocates dismayed at verdict in Tina Fontaine murder trial | CBC News

ARTICLE: Why Canada should stand trial for Tina Fontaine's murder - NOW Magazine

ARTICLE: Tina Fontaine report: "Not enough has changed" since teen's death, says advocate | CBC News

ARTICLE: 'Tina Fontaine is that direct link' between MMIWG, child welfare system, advocate says at inquiry hearing | CBC News

ARTICLE: From foster care to missing or murdered: Canada's other tragic pipeline - Macleans.ca

ARTICLE: Human trafficking survivor says Indigenous women and girls especially at risk | CBC News

ARTICLE: Who is Cindy Gladue? Supreme court takes up controversial acquittal of her accused killer | National Post

ARTICLE: 9 cases of sexual assault investigated at Keeyask dam site since 2015 'tip of the iceberg,' says prof | CBC News

ARTICLE: MMIWG report calls on Canadians to act: Here's how to make an impact | CBC News

ARTICLE: Are 'man camps' that house pipeline construction workers a menace to Indigenous women? - Macleans.ca

ARTICLE: MMIWG's findings on 'man camps' are a good place for government to get started - Macleans.ca

ARTICLE: MMIWG report calls for public inquiry into allegations of racism, sexual assault by Manitoba Hydro workers | CBC News

ARTICLE: Building a groundswell: Events pay tribute to MMIWG on national day of awareness | CBC News

ARTICLE: Red dresses hang across B.C. in a call for justice for missing and murdered Indigenous women | CBC News

ARTICLE: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women is an Indian Country Epidemic | Opinion

ARTICLE: The narrative on violence: Dr. Megan Scribe wins OISE award for best doctoral thesis

ARTICLE: New MMIWG art project focuses on untold stories of national inquiry | CBC News

ARTICLE: 'She would have been 30': Jennifer Catcheway's family prepares for another summer of searching | CBC News

ARTICLE: Ottawa delays release of national action plan on missing and murdered Indigenous women | CBC News

ARTICLE: Manitoba advocates say they're disappointed by lack of progress

ARTICLE: National inquiry calls murders and disappearances of Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' | CBC News

ARTICLE: Red Dress Day finds little action on violence against Indigenous women: NWAC: APTN News

ARTICLE: Ottawa teen's 7th annual run for missing and murdered Indigenous women goes virtual | CBC News

ARTICLE: (FRENCH) ICI Radio-Canada.ca | Quand la police est une menace pour les femmes autochtones de Val-d'Or

ARTICLE: (FRENCH) Après Val-d'Or, d'autres femmes autochtones brisent le silence | Autochtones : hier, aujourd'hui, demain | Radio-Canada.ca

ARTICLE: Indigenous women say they're still afraid of the Sûreté du Québec

ARTICLE: RCMP in the hot seat at missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry - APTN News

ARTICLE: RCMP release "operational overview" of violence against Aboriginal women - APTN News

ARTICLE: Inquiry: State Actions And Colonialism Caused Indigenous Women Murders, Disappearances | News - teleSUR English

ARTICLE: What we need to learn from the life and death of Tina Fontaine

ARTICLE: Canada Politicians Slam Degrading Interrogation of Sexually Assaulted Indigenous Teen

ARTICLE: In Canada, Infrastructure Projects Are Endangering Indigenous Women and Children - World Politics Review

ARTICLE: Victim of domestic violence shares her story

ARTICLE: Pipelines, man camps and murdered Indigenous women in Canada

 
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