Navajo Nation: Missing And Murdered Indigenous Peoples Awareness Day

By Native News Online. -

Window Rock, AZ - Honoring and remembering missing and murdered Indigenous persons on the Navajo Nation, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer signed a proclamation [...]

The Women Of Candelaria

By Caitlin Manning and Joe Bender, ROAR Magazine. -

Dispatches from Resistant Mexico is a series of short documentaries from southern Mexico, each depicting one of the thousands of pockets of resistance throughout Latin America that are in [...]

RECAP: Sovereignty And Native Women’s Safety At US Capitol

By Acee Agoyo, -

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Braving brutal temperatures and high humidity, Native women rallied at the U.S. Capitol last week to honor survivors of violence and to push for renewal of the Violence [...]

Canada Has A Long History Of Ignoring Reports Like That Of The MMIWG Inquiry

By Karl Nerenberg, -

The hullabaloo over the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) inquiry's use of the word genocide has obscured its broader message, and that is more than a pity. It is a tragedy. [...]

Deaths Of Indigenous Women In Canada Was A National ‘Genocide,’ Government Inquiry Finds

By Steve Scherer, -

OTTAWA, June 3 (Reuters) - The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing [...]

6(1)a All The Way! Equality For Indigenous Women

By Judy Rebick, -

If you thought that Indigenous women won equal rights to Indigenous men under the Indian Act in 1985 when Section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms came into force, you'd be wrong. You [...]

Montana Marchers Demand Justice And Safety For Indigenous Women

By Adrian Jawort, -

A sea of red-clad Native march participants and allies carried signs during the march from the Native American Achievement Center at Montana State University Billings to downtown at the [...]

These Haunting Red Dresses Memorialize Murdered And Missing Indigenous Women

By Alicia Ault, -

On a steel-gray winter day, the red dresses each hung, flapping in the wind along the plaza surrounding the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian—35 of them—in different shapes, [...]

Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women’s Task Force Inches Closer To Reality

By Lorenzo Serna, -

Minneapolis, MN – State legislators continue to push the creation of a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) task force in Minnesota. The House Bill HF 70 was approved by the Committee of [...]

Study: Lack Of Media Attention To Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women

By Andrew Emett, Nation of Change. -

According to a new report from the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI), more than 500 indigenous women and girls have gone missing or have been murdered across 71 American cities with almost no [...]

94% Of Indigenous Women In Seattle Have Experienced Sexual Violence. We Need To Tell Their Stories.

By Andrew Schwartz, -

Abigail Echo-Hawk came across an unpublished study in 2016, shortly after becoming director of the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI). It showed that, of American Indian and Alaska Native women [...]

Mapping Out Missing And Murdered Native Women: ‘I Would Want My Story To Have Meaning’

By Mary Annette Pember, -

“Hand-drawn maps have great potential to reflect our ways of knowing,” said Lucchesi in an interview with Rewire.News. A recent example of this is a map Lucchesi created in preparation for the [...]

‘It’s Time for Indian Women to Be Heard’: Promise And Problems Of Tribal Law And Order Act

By Mary Annette Pember, -

Although proponents of the act are disappointed in the DOJ’s limited support of it, they remain hopeful about the future and the potential for such legislation to help Native women. “The Tribal [...]

Indigenous Women Unite To Defend The Amazon, Mother Earth And Climate Justice

By Leila Salazar-Lopez, -

It was the first time ever that indigenous Amazonian women from seven nationalities, including the Kichwa, Sápara, Shiwiar, Shuar, Achuar, Andoa, and Waorani, joined forces and marched together [...]

No Indigenous Women, No Women’s Movement

By Sarah Sunshine Manning, -

It is no secret that, beginning with the first wave of feminism, the women’s movement has been a white woman’s crusade. While white women championed suffrage in the late 19th and early 20th [...]

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