National, toll-free 24/7 crisis line for individuals who need support as a result of learning about and from the Inquiry, its reports and related information. Service is available in English, French, Cree, Anishinaabemowin(Ojbiway) and Inuktitut. Phone: 1-844-413-6649.
In Manitoba, phone: 1-866-818-3505.
After-care supports: "Survivors, family members and those affected by the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls can access mental health counselling and community-based cultural support services."
For all Indigenous Peoples in Manitoba, this document from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority - Indigenous Health, and Shared Health Manitoba lists additional supports.
Last updated: November, 2020.
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The 20 branches of Winnipeg Public Library are located on Treaty No. 1 territory and the Homeland of the Métis Nation. The drinking water in Library buildings comes from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation in Treaty No. 3 territory.
Running time: 19 min.
Directors: Erika McPherson and Katherena Vermette for National Film Board of Canada
"This short documentary offers an Indigenous perspective on the devastating experience of searching for a loved one who has disappeared. Volunteer activist Kyle Kematch and award-winning writer Katherena Vermette have both survived this heartbreak and share their histories with each other and the audience. While their stories are different, they both exemplify the beauty, grace, resilience, and activism born out of the need to do something."
Running time: 1 hour 13 min.
Director: Christine Welsh
"Acclaimed Métis filmmaker Christine Welsh brings us a compelling documentary that puts a human face on a national tragedy – the epidemic of missing or murdered Indigenous women in Canada. The film takes a journey into the heart of Indigenous women's experience, from Vancouver's skid row, down the Highway of Tears in northern BC, and on to Saskatoon, where the murders and disappearances of these women remain unsolved."
"Riveting, spine-chilling, important television, Taken confronts, head-on, the clues that link the stories of these missing and murdered women and the hope of all Canadians to resolve this tragic reality for Indigenous women, and for our nation."
Television series: APTN, CBC. 4 seasons. 42 episodes.
Host: Lisa Meeches.
SOURCE: National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
SUMMARY: "The National Inquiry is honoured to share some of the hundreds of artistic expressions gifted throughout the Truth Gathering Process. All artists retain copyright."
NOTE: Walking With Our Sisters held its closing ceremonies August 15-18, 2019 at Batoche, Saskatchewan.
SUMMARY: "Walking With Our Sisters is a commemorative art installation to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous Women of Canada and the United States; to acknowledge the grief and torment families of these women continue to suffer; and to raise awareness of this issue and create opportunity for broad community-based dialogue on the issue."
"In June of 2012, a general call was issued on issued on Facebook for people to create moccasin tops. The call was answered by women, men and children of all ages and races. By July 25, 2013, over 1,600 vamps had been received, almost tripling the initial goal of 600...".
SUMMARY: "The REDress Project focuses around the issue of missing or murdered Aboriginal women across Canada. It is an installation art project based on an aesthetic response to this critical national issue. The project has been installed in public spaces throughout Canada and the United States as a visual reminder of the staggering number of women who are no longer with us. Through the installation I hope to draw attention to the gendered and racialized nature of violent crimes against Aboriginal women and to evoke a presence through the marking of absence."