Pauktuutit, three other Inuit orgs gain standing at MMIWG inquiry – NunatsiaqOnline

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2017250 Views

May 17, 2017

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada has been granted standing to take part in the National Inquiry into Missing Indigenous Women and Girls.

This designation positions Pauktuutit as an official participant at the inquiry’s upcoming events, including its first community hearing in Whitehorse, Yukon starting May 29, at a meeting with inquiry commissioners in June, and later this summer at an expert panel on family violence.

“It will allow Pauktuutit to bring the national voice of Inuit to the inquiry,” said Pauktuutit’s president, Rebecca Kudloo.

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