“Must Watch” Testimonies from the MMIWG Inquiry

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls held four hearings in May and June 2018. These hearings aimed to focus on human rights, government services, racism, and policing.

Below are the “must watch” testimonies of Indigenous women from across Canada who provided valuable insight into the violence committed by men against Indigenous women and girls and the failure of Canada to protect them.

Fay Blaney from the Aboriginal Women’s Action Network

1:37 minutes into the video followed by the first 28 minutes of the video

Jackie Anderson and Christine Duhaime from the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre 

1:36 minutes into the video

Dr. Cindy Blackstock from First Nation Children and Family Caring Society 

Watch the full video

Nakuset, Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal 

First 29 minutes of the video