Indigenous activists decry lack of government action ahead of 11th annual MMIWG2S vigil – The Link

Indigenous activists decry lack of government action ahead of 11th annual MMIWG2S vigil – The Link

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 202141 Views

Feb 14, 2021

Activists see little progress two years after national inquiry, demand more substantive change

Indigenous leaders and activists in the Quebec community came together in a virtual press conference on Feb. 13 to air their grievances over the lack of progress that Canada has made in regards to Indigenous people’s rights.

The press conference comes ahead of the 11th annual Vigil for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Trans & 2Spirit Relatives, taking place on Sunday, Feb. 14. This vigil aims to “honour the lives and memories of women, children, two-spirit and non-binary people who have been lost to gendered and racist violence.”

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