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Global News Winnipeg: Advocates in Manitoba frustrated with lack of movement on landfill search

May 3, 2024 — 

Adele Perry, the director of the University of Manitoba’s Centre of Human Rights, said a combination of systemic issues often contributes to public apathy.

“Colonialism, both of the past and of the present, racism, patriarchy, (and) sexism have come together to produce a context where Indigenous women, girls and two-spirited people, have found themselves disproportionately coming to harm,” Perry said.

“We, as a society, have repeatedly shown ourselves kind of unable and unwilling, and often kind of a combination of both, to address those circumstances and to honour to those women and girls and two-spirited people, and their families,” she added.

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