Healing Hands

 
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This documentary is about the ongoing tragedy of the countless missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada and the grassroots mobilization done by women to raise awareness to their communities. Bridget Tolley is based in Ottawa and conducts a yearly vigil in honour of her mother while Shauna Fontaine is based in Winnipeg and focuses on safety and prevention. The reportage specifically highlights Fontaine’s experiences and outlook on this issue in addition to reminding listeners about the resilience found in every indigenous woman and girl.

Documentary by Francella Fiallos, CKCU.  

Picture provided by: Francella Fiallos

CKCU FM
Canada
English |
December 10, 2015