Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada

Timeline created by Gina Pulsinelli
In History
  • Residential School System Established

     Residential School System Established
  • Indian Act

    Indian Act
    Government passes Indian Act. Aboriginal women sexually discriminated.
  • Last Residential School Closes

    Last Residential School Closes
  • Canada Issues Official Apology

    Canada Issues Official Apology
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper issues official apology to victims of the residential school system on behalf of Canada
  • RCMP Publish Report

    RCMP Publish Report
    Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) publish a ​report on missing and murdered Aboriginal females.
  • Canada Launches National Public Inquiry

    Canada Launches National Public Inquiry
    Canada launches national, public inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
  • National Inquiry Completion Date

    National Inquiry Completion Date
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    The 60s Scoop

    Aboriginal children were "scooped up" or taken from their homes and communities and placed up for adoption.
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    Total of 1,181 Aboriginal Female Victims

    Total of 1,181 Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: 1,017 Murdered and 164 Missing.