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The Many Faces of Justice: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls of North America (Encore)

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As reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act awaits a vote in the U.S. Senate, missing and murdered indigenous women and girls continue to face an unequal system of justice. In this show we’ll hear from indigenous women scholars and activists on what justice means for MMIWG2.

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  • Mary Kathryn Nagle, Partner at Pipestem Law, a firm specializing in tribal sovereignty of Native nations and peoples. Nagle is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
  • Sara Sinclair, Editor of How We Go Home and Oral Historian of Cree-Ojibwe and Settler Descent
  • Gladys Radek (Gitxsan and Wet’suwet’en First Nations), Co-Founder of Walk4Justice and an Advocate for MMIWG2 in Canada
  • Dr. Vicki Chartrand, Associate Professor in the Sociology Department at Bishop’s University, Québec and Adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa, Criminology Department
  • Paula Julian, Senior Policy Specialist for the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC)
  • Annita Lucchesi, a Cheyenne descendant and Executive Director of Sovereign Bodies Institute


  • Host: Monica Lopez

Making Contact Staff:

  • Executive Director: Sonya Green
  • Staff Producers: Monica Lopez, Anita Johnson, Salima Hamirani

Music Credit:

  • Artist: Xylo-Ziko; Tracks: Fireflies; Last Light
  • Artist: David Szesztay; Track: The Wind
  • Artist: Blue Dot Sessions; Tracks: Ghost Byzantine; Li Fonte

Author: Radio Project

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