MMIWG National Inquiry Recommendation #19 – Protect Rights to Health and Wellness

Indigenous women Elders The Eagle Feathers and Smudge along with tobacco at City Hall - Image taken with permission
The Eagle Feathers and Smudge along with tobacco at Thunder Bay City Hall - Image taken with permission

THUNDER BAY – The 19th recommendation from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. This Call to Justice pertains to all governments regarding health and wellness:

3.1 We call upon all governments to ensure that the rights to health and wellness of Indigenous Peoples, and specifically of Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA people, are recognized and protected on an equitable basis.

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/