Good storytelling strengthens social movements
The following is a story of resistance by the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada. The story –and its protagonists - could as well be easily set in Mexico, Guatemala or DR Congo; countries where the systematic murder of women casts a shadow over the fabric of the culture; and where – despite it all – fearless men and women are elevating their conscious voices to resist the ever-growing acts of gender based violence.
Canada’s Stolen Sisters: In 1971 a 19-year old Cree student named Helen Betty Osborne was abducted, raped, and killed by four white men in the province of Manitoba. The court case stalled for years. It took more than a decade for the Osborne family to get some semblance…
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