Indigenous Activists Blockade Border For Inquiry Into Missing, Murdered Women (VIDEOS)

Protest for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Womyn !

RED POWER MEDIA

Blockade at Ontario and Manitoba border. Photo: Red Power Media Blockade at Ontario and Manitoba border. Photo: Red Power Media

By Red Power Media, Staff

Indigenous women continue to be most frequently killed by men they know, the RCMP said Friday as it released updated findings on missing and murdered indigenous women.

Another 32 Indigenous women have been murdered and 11 more have disappeared since the RCMP last reported on the issue.

IMG_20150619_125245 Blockade at Ontario and Manitoba border. Photo: Red Power Media

Indigenous activists from Winnipeg had warned media that they planned to protest at the border with a blockade when the RCMP report was released Friday.

Activists set up a blockade on the Trans-Canada Highway. Then handed out 1,181 informational flyers ― the number of Indigenous women missing or murdered between 1980 and 2012 according to last year’s RCMP report.

They also protested the RCMP’s latest report on missing and murdered Indigenous women and informed the public of…

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