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June 21, 2024

“I just wanted to help in some way,” Manitoba woman walks for MMIWG

By Creeson Agecoutay Larissa Bear walks for murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls APTN News: For five hot and windy days, Larissa Bear travelled on foot, leaving her home of Portage la Prairie, heading east down the Trans Canada Highway to bring more awareness to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). “I wanted...

May 30, 2024

New Winnipeg community patrol group Morgan’s Warriors to work without police

APTN News: Members of a new patrol group, Morgan’s Warriors, says they’re hoping to use their experience and the information they’ve learned through the trial of self-confessed serial killer Jeremy Skibicki to prevent more tragedies. The group is named after Morgan Harris who is one of four known victims of Skibicki. According to Melissa Robinson,...

April 8, 2024

BCFNJC Releases Framework for Action: Indigenous Women’s Justice Plan Upholds the Calls for Justice

NationTalk: Vancouver, BC  – Unceded & Ancestral Territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations – Today the BC First Nations Justice Council (BCFNJC) is proud to release the Final Draft of the Indigenous Women’s Justice Plan at the 3rd Annual First Nations Justice Forum in Vancouver. The Justice Forum brings together a...

February 14, 2024

James Smith Cree Nation unveils new emergency alert system

System also available for other First Nations looking to better prepare for emergencies CBC News: James Smith Cree Nation (JSCN) released a new emergency alert system Wednesday, two weeks after the coroner’s inquest into the stabbing massacre at the Saskatchewan First Nation. In September 2022, 11 people were killed and 17 others were injured during a stabbing...

July 13, 2023

Assembly of First Nations Strongly Denounces Refusal to Search the Prairie Green Landfill for Missing First Nations Women

NationTalk: Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) strongly denounces all levels of government for refusing to search for the remains of murdered First Nations women in the Prairie Green landfill in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The AFN calls on the federal and provincial governments to take immediate and concrete action to locate the remains...