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Indigenous 150+

Jan 10, 2023

What does it take to move the dial on MMIWG2S+? Meet Inuk advocate and activist Janis Qavavauq-Bibeau as she shares about the ground-breaking research she did with the Iskweu project that revealed many more missing individuals than had been recorded by police. Learn about her work with Iskweu and their plans for a new podcast!

To learn more about the Iskwe Project an initiative of the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal which aims to irradicate MMIWG2S+ in the greater Montreal area and supports women and families who have loved ones that have gone missing:

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Listen to other episodes on Indigenous 150+ hosted and produced by Janis:

The Iskweu Project: Raising Awareness for Change


Connie Walker: Sharing Stories from the Indigenous Side of History


Nakuset & The Montréal Native Women’s Shelter: Restoring lives with Care


Read the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Calls For Justice

 If you need support the First Nations and Inuit Hotline can be contacted at 1-855-242-3310.

This episode was developed in the Intro to Digital Storytelling Program led by Good Influence Films in partnership with RBC Emerging Artists Project, Inspirit Foundation and the Mastercard Foundation.

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