A Penetrating And Deeply Moving Account Of The Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls Of Highway , And A Searing Indictment Of The Society That Failed Them For Decades, Indigenous Women And Girls Have Gone Missing Or Been Found Murdered Along An Isolated Stretch Of Highway In Northwestern British Columbia The Highway Is Known As The Highway Of Tears, And It Has Come To Symbolize A National CrisisJournalist Jessica McDiarmid Meticulously Investigates The Devastating Effect These Tragedies Have Had On The Families Of The Victims And Their Communities, And How Systemic Racism And Indifference Has Created A Climate Where Indigenous Women And Girls Are Over Policed, Yet Under Protected Through Interviews With Those Closest To The Victims Mothers And Fathers, Siblings And Friends McDiarmid Provides An Intimate, First Hand Account Of Their Loss And Unflagging Fight For Justice Examining The Historically Fraught Social And Cultural Tensions Between Settlers And Indigenous Peoples In The Region, McDiarmid Links These Cases To Others Across Canada Now Estimated To Number Up To , Contextualizing Them Within A Broader Examination Of The Undervaluing Of Indigenous Lives In The CountryHighway Of Tears Is A Piercing Exploration Of Our Ongoing Failure To Provide Justice For Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls, And Testament To Their Families And Communities Unwavering Determination To Find It
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- 352 pages
- Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
- Jessica McDiarmid
- 22 September 2018 Jessica McDiarmid