Cherry Smiley is a feminist from the Nlaka’pamux and Diné Nations. A former front-line anti-violence worker, she is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University in Montreal, where she works to end prostitution and all forms of male violence against women and girls. She is the founder of Women’s Studies Online and co-founder of Indigenous Women Against the Sex Industry.

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In the MMIW inquiry, don’t forget about girls

On August 3, 2016, the federal government formally launched the long-awaited, hard-won National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Indigenous women and girls and their allies across the country celebrated the launch …

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