The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Treaty 7

 Many people will say that there's nothing as scary in film photography as shooting street photography. It's adventurous, difficult and unpredictable. What was once the most accredited form of photography has been quietly pushed aside by today’s high-tech digital sensors — but not for photographer Soloman Chiniquay.

They marched in almost silence, signs speaking for them instead. They read, No More Stolen Sisters, We Demand an Inquiry Now, Canada Stop the Epidemic! and You are not forgotten.

 

Since the inquiry of into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirits (MMIWGT2S) opened in September 2016 a lifetime has passed for so many families. More than 1,000 families continue to search for their loved ones.

 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) set out in September 2016 to find answers into the multitude of cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. Since then, the inquiry has lost employees and a commissioner, leaving many victimized families and the public with few answers and a lot of questions.