Indigenous Resources: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women
This guide provides access to resources on Indigenous history, communities, and culture in Canada and NS, as well as government documents. It was developed in consultation with members of the Indigenous community in Nova Scotia and NSCC.
Site includes documents, media room, interactive map and other multimedia content.
Reclaiming Power & Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
The National Inquiry’s Final Report reveals that persistent and deliberate human and Indigenous rights violations and abuses are the root cause behind Canada’s staggering rates of violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people. It calls for transformative legal and social changes to resolve the crisis that has devastated Indigenous communities across the country.
(NSCC W# and password required) This video does not have closed captioning or a transcript.
Violence against women is a significant issue in society. One particular group of Canadian women merit special attention: Indigenous women and girls in Canada experience a scale and severity of violence that constitutes a national human rights crisis. The issue of violence against aboriginal women and girls is a systematic one with deep roots in sexism, poverty and racism.