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More than 100 indigenous women in N.L. murdered or missing, meeting told – CBC

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2016448 Views

Mar 31, 2016

Pre-Inquiry meeting held at the St. John’s Native Friendship Centre

A shocking number was revealed at meeting in St. John’s Wednesday: more than 100 indigenous women and girls are estimated to have been murdered or gone missing in Newfoundland and Labrador.

“It is a big issue, and that’s the point,” said Angus Andersen, who hosted the gathering of about a dozen people at the St. John’s Native Friendship Centre.

“A lot of people seem to brush the idea of some Inuk, when they are missing or murdered, it just tends to be brushed under the carpet and I’m hoping this inquiry will shine a light on that,” said Andersen, who organized the meeting on behalf of two national Inuit organizations, Tungasuvvingat Inuit and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami.

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