Saskatchewan

It could have been me: Regina women recount terrifying brushes with violence

Four indigenous women from Regina share their experiences with violence and ask whether they could have found themselves counted among the many missing and murdered women.

Indigenous women speaking out about a culture of violence

Aboriginal women discuss experiences where they fear they could have been killed. 6:23

It could have been me.

That's what four women from Regina believe.

All of them have been in dangerous situations where they could have been hurt, or even killed, by a man.

In some cases, a total stranger, in others, a man they were in a relationship with.

All of them are indigenous women.

(CBC)

And they are telling their stories to CBC this week, as part of our series on missing and murdered indigenous women.

Listen as Chasity Delorme, Jaqueline Anaquod, Joely Bigeagle, and Krista Shore, as they share their stories in the video above. 

Click here to tell your story about how the issue of missing and murdered indigenous woman has shaped your life.

Tell us your ideas about what needs to change.

To participate, just go to cbc.ca/sask and follow the links to OneStory.

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It's simple, you can use a computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also check out other peoples' stories — and hear their ideas for solutions.