Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Government Launches National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

On August 3, 2016, the Federal Government launched the long awaited and sorely needed National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Girls and Women.  For more information see Amnesty International’s report on this.  See also:  Federal government information on the National Inquiry  and  Response from the Native Women’s Association of Canada

Webinar on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Many thanks to those of you who were able to join us for our second webinar on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women. We extend a special thanks to Dawn Harvard and Shelagh Day for sharing their expert knowledge on relevant international mechanisms and they ways in which these mechanisms can be used to pressure our government to take urgent action.

Please see the PDF files of the first and second PowerPoint presentations by clicking on the links. If you were unable to join the sessions, you can view the recordings by clicking the links below:

Webinar #1: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/jwsdetect/nativeplayback.jnlp?sid=vclass&psid=2015-10-05.1208.D.309BD253F22388B0D58230CA9AE136.vcr

Webinar #2: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/jwsdetect/nativeplayback.jnlp?sid=vclass&psid=2015-10-28.0824.D.309BD253F22388B0D58230CA9AE136.vcr

The third webinar in this three-part series will be held on November 25th. As with the previous webinars, we will send out an EventBrite invitation closer to the event date so that you can register.

Many thanks for your participation!
Canadian Women’s Foundation, FAFIA, and NWAC
Karen Campbell Anti-Trafficking Manager
Canadian Women’s Foundation
133 Richmond St. W Suite 504, Toronto ON, M5H 2L3
416-365-1444 x253 / 1.866.293.4483

Other Links of Interest

Church of the Redeemer, Aboriginal Issues Working Group (AIWA) — The Redeemer Aboriginal Issues Working Group is a group of parishioners and friends who are interested in the complex and myriad issues surrounding Aboriginal people in our land, and in particular relating to our urban Native neighbours.  The group’s focus is both education and outreach.  The group welcomes new members to assist with programming.  A major interest is the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that was released in June, 2015.

For further information, please contact us at aiwg.redeemer@gmail.com.

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