Bill gives rights to native [Canada] women

Bill gives rights to native [Canada] women

Mia Rabson – Winnipeg Free Press – 31 October 2012 (originally published 29 Oct) OTTAWA — Manitoba Conservative Leader Brian Pallister is returning to familiar territory today but in a very different role. He’s coming to advocate on various issues, including one he championed as an MP — marital property rights for aboriginal women. Currently, […]

Tears and rage for my fallen native sisters

Tears and rage for my fallen native sisters

Sheila North Wilson –  Globe and Mail – Thursday, 30 August 2012 (originally published 27 Aug) Days after talking to the mother, sisters and children of a woman believed to have been murdered by a serial killer, I received a disturbing voice message on my office line at the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs. The anonymous […]

UN to investigate missing aboriginal women

UN to investigate missing aboriginal women

Tanya Talaga – The Star – Tuesday, 10 January 2012 (originally published 06 Jan) Laurie Odjick is at a loss to explain what happened to her daughter Maisy and the teen’s best friend, Shannon Alexander. They vanished on Sept. 6, 2008, from Alexander’s Maniwaki, Que., apartment outside of the Kitigan Zibi Anishnabeg First Nation, an […]