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US launches anti-violence effort for indigenous women, girls – Net Newsledger

November 27, 2019 The task force aims to improve coordination and communication among federal, state and tribal authorities in response to cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and children NEW YORK – (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – U.S. President Donald Trump launched a task force on Tuesday to help protect Native American women and children, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201917 Views

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George Myette Receives the 2019 Ed McIsaac Human Rights in Corrections Award

Ottawa, November 26, 2019 – Today, Dr. Ivan Zinger, Correctional Investigator of Canada, is very pleased to announce that Mr. George Myette is the 2019 recipient of the Ed McIsaac Human Rights in Corrections Award. “Nationally recognized as a tireless leader, mentor, and advocate for social justice, Mr. Myette has dedicated nearly half a century […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201923 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association Using Poetry Nights Province Wide to Raise Awareness and Effect Change

Ontario Native Women’s Association Using Poetry Nights Province Wide to Raise Awareness and Effect Change Thunder Bay, ON – November 25th is the United Nations International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women #orangetheworld campaign and this is a call for all of us to step forward and take a stand against violence in our […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201919 Views

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Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak Announces Its Own Métis-Specific MMIWG Final Report

OTTAWA, ON., November 25, 2019 – Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak (LFMO) President Melanie Omeniho is proud to announce LFMO’s own Métis-specific Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). LFMO has been open about its concerns regarding the National Inquiry’s exclusion of Métis women, girls, LGBTQ2S+ people and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 201917 Views

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Somebody out there has seen something’: Tree of Life hopes to help solve MMIWG case – CBC

Project aims to raise $50,000, which will be offered as reward Nov 25, 2019 A new community project in Thunder Bay hopes to be the catalyst that leads to the arrest of those responsible for one of Canada’s missing or murdered Indigenous women or girls. The Tree of Hope project is working to raise $50,000, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 201919 Views

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OHRC Engages with Community Leaders at 3rd Annual Summit

November 25, 2019 TORONTO – At its third annual Community Advisory Summit, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) heard from grassroots community leaders about their pressing concerns, including impunity for hate and discrimination experienced by racialized and religious communities, marginalization and exclusion of people living in poverty, and a lack of genuine commitment to Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 201921 Views

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Joint Statement by the Minister of Indigenous Services and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada on compensation for First Nations children

From: Indigenous Services Canada OTTAWA, ONTARIO (November 25, 2019) – The Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Marc Miller, and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable David Lametti, issued the following statement today on compensation for First Nations children: “As the new Minister of Indigenous Services and newly re-appointed Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 201916 Views

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Standing with First Nations children should be the first thing on the list for the Minister of Justice and Attorney General today

Ottawa, ON – In a few days, the Federal Government of Canada will take First Nations children back to court in an effort to dismiss a compensation order by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT). On his first day as Canada’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General, the Honourable David Lametti should drop its application […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201929 Views

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U.S. attorney general to unveil plan on missing, murdered Indigenous people – CBC

Indigenous women experience some of the highest rates of murder, violence and abuse Nov 22, 2019 U.S. Attorney General William Barr will announce a nationwide plan on Friday to address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous people as concerns mount over the level of violence they face. Barr will announce the plan, known as […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201918 Views

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The lesson behind Canada’s most dangerous cities – Macleans.ca

How can we talk about crime—and where it’s happening—without talking about the conditions that create and sustain it? Nov 20, 2019 Canadian anthropologist Wade Davis tells a story in his 2004 Massey Lectures about a Malaysian tribal group called the Penan who when visiting Canada were struck by the homelessness they saw because they could […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 201923 Views

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