Strawberry ceremony honours Aboriginal women

Nahwegahbow, Barb
March 2014
Windspeaker;Mar2014, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p11
The article discusses the highlights of the February 14, 2014 Strawberry Ceremony which was held in Toronto, Ontario to honor the over 600 Aboriginal women who are missing or died violently. Topics discussed include the event to also seek justice for the women and United Nations (UN) special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous people James Anaya's call for the federal government to set up a national investigation on missing and murdered Aboriginal women.


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