Human Rights Watch and Justice for Girls on report of RCMP abuse of BC Indigenous Women and Girls

On February 13, 2013, Human Rights Watch released an 89 page report entitled “Those Who Take Us Away: Abusive Policing and Failures in Protection of Indigenous Women and Girls in Northern British Columbia, Canada” documenting ongoing police failures, abuse and violence of police and RCMP towards Indigenous women and girls in British Columbia. The investigative … Continue reading

Honouring Missing and Murdered Women with Artists Ilene Sova and Christi Belcourt

February 14th is the day of the Annual Women’s Memorial March for missing and murdered women. Artists Ilene Sova and Christi Belcourt joined us on this episode of Indigenous Waves to discuss their respective projects honouring the missing and murdered women of Canada. Ilene Sova is a conceptual portrait painter who creates paintings which reference … Continue reading