Tanya Kappo is a citizen of the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation in Treaty 8 territory. She is a lawyer in Edmonton working with residential school survivors and a mother to three children.
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Stephen Harper's comments on missing, murdered aboriginal women show 'lack of respect'
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's comment that a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women is not high on the government's radar, made during an interview with the CBC's Peter Mansbridge, shows a disregard and lack of respect for indigenous people, says Tanya Kappo.
1700 unfinished pairs of moccasins memorialize the missing and murdered
Walking With Our Sisters is ceremony, it is art, and it is a memorial, says Tanya Kappo. It has already had a profound spiritual impact on many. 1724 pairs of vamps were submitted from around the world — each pair representative of a missing or murdered Indigenous woman or girl in Canada.