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Cold comfort: Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women pin hopes on national police task force – CBC
by ahnationtalk onJune 11, 201939 Views
“That’s where the root problem is. The policing,’ says one grieving father
Jun 11, 2019
As people poured into the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que. a week ago to watch the closing ceremony of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, one father stood outside in the cold rain holding a sign bearing a hand-lettered message in black: “Where is our truth?”
For John Fox, no day goes by without a painful reminder of his daughter’s death. Cheyenne, a mom from the Wikwemikong First Nation on Manitoulin Island, Ont., was just 20 when her lifeless body was found at the bottom of a Toronto high rise on April 25, 2013 after she fell from the 24th floor.
“My daughter was a very kind girl,” Fox said. “A very kind and caring girl and she loved her son.”