A process of healing: Woman creates extensive MMIWG database

Annita Lecchesi says she has logged over 3,000 cases, some reaching as far back as 1900CBC News ·

What started as a basic search for numbers on missing and murdered Indigenous women has changed the path of one woman’s life.

Annita Lecchesi is a PhD candidate in the University of Lethbridge’s Cultural, Social and Political Thought program. Three years ago, she was looking for information on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada and the U.S. for a mapping project. But she had trouble finding complete and accurate data…[READ MORE]