Indigenous Actress Grace Dove

Grace Dove Discusses New Role in MMIW-Themed Series ‘Alaska Daily’

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Indigenous actress Grace Dove, who is Secwepemc from Tsq’escen’ (Canim Lake Band) is adding yet another role to her resume in the new ABC series “Alaska Daily.”  Dove, who portrays the Indigenous reporter Roz, co-stars alongside the Academy-Award-winning actress Hilary Swank (Eileen Fitzgerald) in the series that tackles the important….

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MTV True Life Crime: The Hanna Harris Story

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One of MTV’s shows, True Life Crime, aired Hanna Harris’ story in February to highlight the ongoing and devastating crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Hanna, a 21-year-old woman living in Lame Deer, Montana, went out to meet friends to celebrate the Fourth of July, but never returned home….

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My MMIWG Medallion is Famous! – Whoopi Goldberg Wears Beaded Medallion on The View

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One early afternoon, Mish Daniels, a member of Sagkeeng First Nation, was watching The View and noticed the jewelry that Whoopi Goldberg was wearing around her neck. It was her very own homemade piece that she had made! She screamed excitedly around the house—she couldn’t believe that her artwork had….

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Task Force on MMIW – A Change in Trump’s Tune Through a New Executive Order

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On November 26th, President Trump signed an executive order instituting a task force on missing and murdered American Indians and Alaskan Natives—an ongoing and complex issue—which will be funded by the Department of Justice. This seems to be a significant turn-around from last year’s infamous debacle. November is known as….

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The Tragedy of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW)

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While violence against women plagues many communities across the country and around the world, the Native American indigenous groups in North America are particularly hard struck by this devastating problem. Missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW) present some of the highest statistics for violence and death in these areas. The….

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Native American issues and struggles

Native American Issues Today | Current Problems & Struggles 2022

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Contemporary Native Americans face many challenges today. If you watch the news you’ll see headlines about mascots, celebrities wearing headdresses, and pipelines. While these are important issues, there are other problems facing Native communities that are more significant. As the years change, so do the stories about struggle, challenge, and….

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Rosalie Fish Runs for MMIW

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“This weekend was really not like anything I’ve ever done or ever felt before,” she said after her last race. “It’s the first time I ran for anyone other than myself. … This is the first time I’ve ever made a scene and not been apologetic.” -Rosalie Fish Rosalie Fish….

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Canada’s new television series “Taken” focuses on Missing Murdered Indigenous Women

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A new television series Taken brings focus to the many missing and murdered Indigenous women throughout Canada. The series is hosted by Lisa Meeches and each episode focuses on a different woman’s story. Click the link below to see more info on the series and where to tune in. About….

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Actress Zoe Saldana producing film on MMIW

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A new documentary is in the works to highlight and bring attention to the missing and murdered indigenous women of First Nations Canada. With over 4,000 cases, Saldana feels that a film like this deserves as much attention as we can get. “If this exact same story were being told….

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Never Forget – The Stolen – Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

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Never Forget – The Stolen –  Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women From Wikipedia The exact number of Indigenous women and girls who have gone missing or have been murdered in Canada since the 1970s is uncertain, with estimates ranging from approximately 1,000 to nearly 4,000.[8] In response to activists, the Canadian….

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Winning Horse Race Rider Brings Awareness to Missing Murdered Indigenous Women

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Jesse James White who is Hunkpapa/Lakota won the first horse race of the night and brought attention in his victory to the issue of our missing and murdered indigenous women. His shirt bore a message about it and even in interviews afterward talked of the women and of the genocide…..

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This Native Teen’s Mission to Help Missing Indigenous Women

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NowThis recently interviewed 16-year-old Amaia Marcos (Oglala Lakota) at the 2018 Women’s March, where she was raising awareness of violence against indigenous women. “We’re taken advantage of all the time and we’re done. We’re sick of it,” Marcos stated. “Our Auntie went missing a while ago and so we haven’t….

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