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
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