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It’s not fair’: Thunderchild First Nation woman mourning violent death of son, disappearance of family friend – CBC

Law enforcement investigating death of Cook-Buckle, disappearance of Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere Jun 14, 2019 Two provinces, two young people, a violent death and a disappearance that’s being investigated as a homicide are turning into a nightmare for a woman from the Thunderchild First Nation. At the beginning of April, Nicole Cook lost her son, Tristen […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20198 Views

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Mother of Jordan Lafond, FSIN want independent oversight of probes when people die dealing with police – Star Phoenix

June 11, 2019 SASKATOON — Indigenous groups want Saskatchewan to establish an independent civilian-led authority to oversee investigations when people die or are hurt in dealings with police. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and the Mistawasis Nehiyawak Cree First Nation west of Prince Albert say they are making the call to support Charmaine Dreaver. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201911 Views

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Anti-racism organization asks Goodale to investigate after Indigenous man dies in Saskatoon correctional facility – MBC Network Radio Online

Jun 5, 2019 A Saskatchewan anti-racism organization is calling on Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale to investigate after an Indigenous man died at the Saskatoon Regional Psychiatric Centre last month. The Saskatchewan Coalition Against Racism is alleging 32-year-old Benjamin Toutsaint hanged himself on May 18 after repeated calls for help were ignored. SCAR spokesperson […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201924 Views

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Human trafficking largely targets Indigenous women and girls: MMIWG report – Leader Post

June 5, 2019 Indigenous women are overrepresented among human trafficking victims in Canada. Beatrice Wallace-Littlechief hopes the MMIWG recommendations will work to change that. Beatrice Wallace-Littlechief was vulnerable from the moment she was born. The daughter of a residential school survivor, she was placed into care at seven months, then at four adopted into a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201924 Views

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The report on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls calls for sweeping justice reform. Here’s what that would require – Toronto Star

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls report lays out in undeniable detail how Indigenous women and girls have been discriminated against, harmed by and failed throughout the criminal justice system. The report’s 231 calls for justice — many of which have been advocated for previously in past reviews and reports […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201923 Views

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Police forces look to take missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry findings – The Star Phoenix

June 4, 2019 OTTAWA — The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police says it is looking to help police services across Canada with recommendations from the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. In findings released Monday, the commission called on the association to make sure there is consistency in reporting mechanisms […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201928 Views

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Policing in Indigenous Communities

Public Safety Canada provides funding to support policing services that are professional, dedicated and responsive to the First Nation and Inuit communities they serve. The Program operates in accordance with the First Nations Policing Policy, a national framework for the provision of policing services in First Nation and Inuit communities. Policing services are supported through […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201927 Views

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Senators amend justice bill to push for harsher sentences for domestic violence against Indigenous women – StarPhoenix

May 30, 2019 Harsher punishments for those who commit violence against Indigenous women is controversial, partly because many of the offenders are Indigenous men OTTAWA — A Senate committee has passed amendments to the government’s massive criminal justice legislation, Bill C-75, including changes that would require judges to consider harsher sentences for domestic violence against […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201934 Views

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Male at a ‘high risk to reoffend’ living in Heritage neighbourhood, police say – CTV News

May 24, 2019 Police say a man who is at a “high risk to reoffend sexually” is living in Regina’s Heritage neighbourhood. Police say Jason Paul Thorne, 42, has a criminal history that involves sexual offences and is known to reoffend. He also poses a high risk for acts of sexual offences against female children, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201951 Views

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Chief Poundmaker fully exonerated by Prime Minster – paNOW

Growing up on reserve, Floyd Favel said his history was something to be ashamed of as his people were looked upon as rebels. But now, with the exoneration of Chief Poundmaker in his own lifetime, he and other dedicated individuals have been able to set the record straight. “I think that is a major feat,” […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201951 Views

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