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Inquiry into indigenous femicide in Canada positive step, but could it harm grassroots activism?

 Megaphone - Canada 29 February 2019

Nearly 1,200 indigenous women and girls have been murdered or are missing in Canada since 1980. Memorial marches across the country serve as a call to end deaths and disappearances activists say are rooted in racism, sexism, and Canada’s colonialism roots. A national inquiry is finally on the way, but what impact will it have on one of the best tools—the marches— that continue to push for deeper investigation, now long overdue, asks Megaphone. (941 Words) - By Katie Hyslop

Megaphone_Inquiry into indigenous femicide in Canada positive step, but could it harm grassroots activism

Nearly 1,200 indigenous women and girls have been murdered or are missing in Canada since 1980. Memorial marches across the country serve as a call to end deaths and disappearances activists say are rooted in racism, sexism, and Canada’s colonialism roots. Credit: David P. Ball

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