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A podcast on women in the media. Hosted by Metro's national columnist, Rosemary Westwood. Non-ironically dusty pink.

Ep. 13 - The MMIW inquiry (with Dawn Lavell-Harvard)

The federal government has finally launched the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry. How did we get here?

Lorelei Williams holds an eagle feather as she wears a T-shirt with pictures of her cousin Tanya Holyk and aunt Belinda William during the missing and murdered women inquiry announcement.

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Lorelei Williams holds an eagle feather as she wears a T-shirt with pictures of her cousin Tanya Holyk and aunt Belinda William during the missing and murdered women inquiry announcement.

After decades of family activism and pressure from Indigenous groups and politicians, the federal government has finally launched the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry. How did we get here? What do we stand to gain, and will the inquiry be far-reaching enough?

On the show:

Dawn Lavell-Harvard, president of the Native Women’s Association of Canada.

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