Indigenous rights movement + missing/murdered women (Factors leading to…
Indigenous rights movement + missing/murdered women
Factors leading to the emergence of the movement
Rise in murders + disappearances
Inactivity from gov + police, involvement
Breaking down of the community fabric bc of missing/murdered women
Specific murders: Tina Fontaine, Cindy Gladue, etc.
Internet age = online activism
Election years = liberals made it a platform?
Decades/generations of inactivity + lack of closure
Proportions of violence/missing women/etc
Continued effects of colonialism (economically/socially/physically)
Lack of acknowledgement/action from gov + police
Main modes of expression/mobilization
Idle No More
"Sisters in Spirit" project
Toronto's Affected Families of Police Homocide
Presencing + felt theory (telling stories + going beyond the court, humanizing + they were real people with an impact
Relation to previous instances of protest politics against anti-indigenous racism
Not just anti-IG racism
IG + women + sex work + etc.