Colleen Cardinal from Families of Sisters in Spirit on MMIW, the problems of a national inquiry and colonial violence against Indigenous women

    On March 17, 2014, filmmaker and activist Colleen Cardinal joined Indigenous Waves to discuss the work of Families of Sisters in Spirit, the problems with a national inquiry and the direct relationship between colonial violence and violence against Indigenous women.   Playlist: Buffy Sainte-Marie – Still This Love Goes On Leonard Sumner – … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

Deejay NDN & the ongoing issue of the Nepean Redskins & Audrey Huntley from No More Silence & the grassroots database for missing and murdered women

  Audrey Huntley joined Indigenous Waves this past Monday to give some background on the No More Silence and Families of Sisters in Spirit grassroots database of missing and murdered women, including what happened to the data collected previously by NWAC for the RCMP. Two years ago, Ian Campeau, also known as Deejay NDN from … Continue reading