Bridget Tolley, Families of Sisters in Spirit & the Grassroots for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

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Bridget Tolley joined Indigenous Waves this week to share her story and discuss the ongoing work of Families of Sisters in Spirit. If you want to support their work, go here.

Bridget Tolley is Algonquin from the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation. Her mother Gladys Tolley was struck and killed by a police car in October 2001. Bridget is a committed activist in the family-led movement to end violence and the disappearances and murders of Aboriginal women and girls. She is also active in social justice causes causes related to police violence, First Nations education, housing and child welfare.

Playlist:

Fawn Wood – Love is Real

Lena Recollet – Historical Landmark

Blue King Brown – Say Peace

A Tribe Called Mi’kMaq – Calling All Warriors (Tradish)

Quese IMC – World So Beautiful

Buffy Sainte-Marie – Cho Cho Fire

Originally Aired Monday December 2, 2013

Photo/Logo Credit: Families of Sisters in Spirit

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