Aboriginal Activists Continue To Demand Inquiries For Missing And Murdered Native Women

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More than 500 people attended the 10th annual March and Vigil for Missing and Murdered Native Women that started at Cabot Square on Sunday afternoon. Photo Evgenia Choros More than 500 people attended the 10th annual March and Vigil for Missing and Murdered Native Women that started at Cabot Square on Sunday afternoon. Photo Evgenia Choros

by Danielle Rudnicka-Lavoie | The Link Newspaper

Ten Years and Still No Justice

More than 500 people attended the 10th annual March and Vigil for Missing and Murdered Native Women that started at Cabot Square on Sunday afternoon.

More than 100 vigils were registered across Canada for Sunday to commemorate the Aboriginal women who have been murdered or gone missing since 1980, according to the Native Women of Canada’s website.

The Montreal vigil organizers—Quebec Native Women (QNW), the Centre for Gender Advocacy and Missing Justice—vocally denounced the fact that there has yet to be a formal nationwide, federal inquiry into the cases of these missing and murdered Aboriginal women. The theme of this year’s march was justice, they said.

“It…

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