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Hundreds of people gather in a vigil to honour and remember Tina Fontaine and Faron Hall; both are first nations who were recently found deceased. Tina Fontaine was found in a bag in the river, murdered.

Media reports have come in saying that those marching have filled Portage and Main in Winnipeg.

We need to combat racism and prevent further violence and death to first nations people, but especially women. Canadians should not forget about this.

Sources: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

The saddest thing about this?  These two are now added to the nearly 600 missing or murdered First Nation women in Canada.

By the way, that 600 figure?  That’s as of 2010.  By 2010, somewhere around 582 women were murdered or missing.  Four years later, that number has leapt to over 1,000.

"A government report released in May revealed that there have been 1,017 confirmed homicides of aboriginal women since 1980, with another 164 cases still unresolved.”

No More Stolen Sisters.

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