Workers to support families for missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry

By Brett Bundale THE CANADIAN PRESS INDIAN BROOK, N.S.-It’s been eight years since the body of Tanya Brooks was discovered in the basement window well of a Halifax school. The murder of the 36-year-old mother of five from Millbrook First Nation remains unsolved, one of an untold number of cases of violence against Indigenous women and girls that a national inquiry will examine as it visits communities across the country this fall. “My sister is one of the murdered Indigenous women in this country and I don’t want her death to be in vain,’’ said Vanessa Brooks, who plans on sharing the story of her sister’s death with the inquiry when it comes to Nova Scotia in late October. “One murder is one murder too many. We need to know…

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