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A truly feminist government would consider the plight of Indigenous men: Robyn Urback - CBC News | Opinion

10.12.16

A truly feminist government would consider the plight of Indigenous men: Robyn Urback - CBC News | Opinion: It is rather remarkable that each time statistics about the homicide rate for Indigenous men (who are about two to three times more likely to be homicide victims than Indigenous women) get a little mainstream attention, there are still plenty of Canadians who are surprised by the information. But so entrenched in our national consciousness is this idea that Indigenous women are disproportionately the victims of Canada's colonial past that the actual numbers somehow never really disrupt the government's narrative, which has been focused exclusively on women.


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