MMIWG National Inquiry Recommendation #12 – Recognize and Protect Indigenous Languages

Helpers and assistance at the MMIWG National Inquiry Hearings in Thunder Bay
Helpers and assistance at the MMIWG National Inquiry Hearings in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – The 12th recommendation from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. This Call to Justice pertains to all governments regarding culture:

2.1 We call upon all governments to acknowledge, recognize, and protect the rights of Indigenous Peoples to their cultures and languages as inherent rights, and constitutionally protected as such under section 35 of the Constitution.
If you’d like to read the National Inquiry’s final report, you can find it online here: https://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/final-report/