|Genocide report (mmiwg-ffada.ca)|
MARION BULLER: The significant, persistent, and deliberate pattern of systemic racial and gendered human and indigenous rights violations and abuses -- perpetuated historically and maintained today by the Canadian state, designed to displace indigenous people from their lands, social structures, and governments, and to eradicate their existence as nations, communities, families, and individuals -- is the cause of the disappearances, murders, and violence experienced by indigenous women, girls, 2SLGBTQQIA people, and this is genocide.
P.M. TRUDEAU: Time and again, we have heard of their disappearance, violence, or even death being labeled low priority or ignored. We have heard of their human rights being consistently and systematically violated. It is shameful. It is absolutely unacceptable. And it must end.…
|State-sponsored Native American genocide, Wounded Knee, 1890 (Library of Congress)|
|WEB: First Nations Pipeline Protest arrests|
|An American Genocide|
Some 1,500 family members of victims and survivors gave testimony to the commission, painting a picture of violence, state-sanctioned neglect, and “pervasive racist and sexist stereotypes” that led nearly 1,200 indigenous women and girls to die or go missing between 1980 and 2012.
|Genocide of Comanches by Texas Rangers James Thomas Bird and John J. Haynes, 1868|
|California's state-sanctioned genocide|
According to Article 2 of the 1948 United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide defines genocide as "any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: killing members of the group; causing...