Indigenous Women Make Electoral Strides, Face Ongoing Challenges and Abuse

Recent news stories about indigenous women have run the gamut from significant election wins to the ongoing indifference to the horrors of missing and murdered indigenous women.

As you have time during the holiday break, hold these stories in your hearts.

  • Native women make electoral strides
  • Standing Rock pushed back against voter suppression; Native woman beats State Rep who pushed voter ID law.
  • U.S. cities show weak reporting on missing and murdered indigenous women
  • Class action lawsuit started over forced sterilization of First Nations women in Saskatchewan

News summaries and story links below.

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