Skip to Navigation | Skip to Content | Leap to Bottom

One rape. A hate crime. Thunder Bay’s simmering divides come to light | Toronto Star

9.12.15

One rape. A hate crime. Thunder Bay’s simmering divides come to light | Toronto Star: On Dec. 27, 2012, the 36-year-old mother was walking to the corner store when a car pulled up and the men inside threw garbage at her while they called her a “squaw” and a “dirty Indian.”

Two men then dragged her by the hair into the back seat. They took her outside the city limits and raped her, tried to strangle her and then left her for dead.

As she was being assaulted, she was told they were doing it because she was a First Nations woman.

“We know you Indian girls like this,” she was told.

The men also warned her to keep her mouth shut: they had done it before and they would do it again.

The mother of six then did everything she was supposed to. She went to the police with her own mother and gave a statement. And then she could not go any further. She left the police station and, after seeing one of her attackers with his wife and children in a mall, she left town.


Read the full article … 

Dispatch: Aboriginal Press Media Group  |   Permalink  |   [9.12.15]  |   0 comments

5452929770268286829

»  {Newer-Posts} {Older-Posts}  «

0 Comments:

Post a Comment


Links to this posting:

Create a Link


 / 9.12.15 / 2015/12/#5452929770268286829




Aboriginal News Group

Contributing Editors, International Correspondents & Affiliates




This is an Ad-Free Newswire


#ReportHate
============
Southern Poverty Law Center


This site uses the Blogspot Platform



Impressum

Inteligenta Indigena Novajoservo™ (IIN) is maintained by the Aboriginal Press News Service™ (APNS) a subset of the Aboriginal News Group™ (ANG). All material provided here is for informational purposes only, including all original editorials, news items and related post images, is published under a CC: Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 license (unless otherwise stated) and/or 'Fair Use', via section 107 of the US Copyright Law). This publication is autonomous; stateless and non-partisan. We refuse to accept paid advertising, swag, or monetary donations and assume no liability for the content and/or hyperlinked data of any other referenced website. The APNS-ANG and its affiliate orgs do not advocate, encourage or condone any type/form of illegal and/or violent behaviour.