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Rona Ambrose: First Nations Chiefs Must 'Step Up' On Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women


Rona Ambrose: First Nations Chiefs Must 'Step Up' On Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women: [] "It's really an issue of them having a chance to speak … and I think it's important for them to have the inquiry," she told HuffPost. "But also a lot of responsibility lies at the feet of the chiefs. I've always said that. Always. And I'll continue to say it.

"It's not enough for them to stand up and say 'We need an inquiry.' It's good for the families and the women to have an inquiry, but the chiefs need to step up. They really need to step up. Some of them have done good things on their First Nations, but there is a lot that is lacking."

The federal government cannot be the only body that comes up with solutions, Ambrose said.

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