Rinelle Harper Calls For National Inquiry At AFN Meeting
Huffington Post, Dec 9, 2014
WINNIPEG – A Manitoba teenager who was viciously assaulted and left for dead by the side of a river has added her voice to the call for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.
“I am Rinelle Harper and I am from the Garden Hill First Nation,” the 16-year-old said tentatively as she stood in front of the Assembly of First Nations on Tuesday. “I am here to talk about an end to violence against young (aboriginal) women.”
The assembly was honouring her with a drumming ceremony at the start of a three-day meeting in Winnipeg. Read the rest of this entry