U.S. sets sights on missing, murdered Indigenous women after Pope’s visit to Canada – The Globe and Mail

U.S. sets sights on missing, murdered Indigenous women after Pope’s visit to Canada – The Globe and Mail

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202270 Views

August 05, 2022

The president of the National Congress of American Indians says Canada’s progress on Indigenous issues is helping to push the United States in the same direction.

Fawn Sharp says it’s no accident that the U.S. is getting more serious about investigating residential schools and missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

The other big catalyst, of course, is Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Indigenous member of cabinet in U.S. history.

Haaland launched a comprehensive investigation of former Indigenous boarding schools less than a month after the discovery of what are believed to be human remains at a residential school site in B.C. last year.

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