In this talk at “TEDxVictoria 2013: Emergence,” Sarah Hunt explains why she believes Indigenous laws have much to offer communities struggling with the impacts of violence.
Appreciated energy behind this community-centered documentary telling the two-decades long history behind Vancouver’s annual march — now thousands-strong — in memory of murdered or missing women from the Downtown Eastside, “a neighbourhood deeply misunderstood.” Co-creators Alejandro Zuluaga and Harsha Walia have produced a doc that earnestly explores the “realities of women organizing for justice,” as […]
In a special letter to today’s Vancouver Sun entitled “Top Robert Pickton cop in his own words,” retired RCMP inspector Don Adam attempts to respond to the mountain of criticisms over the RCMP-Vancouver Police Missing Women Task Force’s handling of the investigation into this convicted serial killer. As head of the so-called ‘Pickton investigation,’ Adam […]
In the second of a series, we have an update for you concerning our map of missing and murdered Aboriginal women across Canada, which has now reached the 50-name mark. In our initial post, we featured a woman’s story for every province or territory. Now, with the addition of 37 more names, the map includes […]
In an attempt to both raise awareness and possibly assist with the investigation of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in this country, I have drawn on the power of Google Maps. It is simply scandalous that, as of July 2009, the past three decades have seen over 520 indigenous women disappear or die violently in […]