The president of the Nationwide Congress of American Indians says Canada’s progress on Indigenous points helps push america do the identical.
Fawn Sharp says it’s no accident the U.S. is getting extra severe about investigating residential colleges and lacking and murdered Indigenous ladies and women.
The opposite huge catalyst is the primary Indigenous member of cupboard in U.S. historical past, Inside Secretary Deb Haaland.
Haaland began a complete investigation of former Indigenous boarding colleges lower than a month after the invention of what are believed to be human stays at a residential college website in B.C. final yr.
Haaland is now focussing on the disproportionately excessive price of unsolved killings and disappearances in what the U.S. refers to as Indian Nation.
Sharp says she expects Indigenous communities in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to work collectively going ahead to make sure the problem will get addressed.