Chiefs push for Prairie Green landfill search

By Marc Lalonde  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter First Nations chiefs in Manitoba continue to push for a complete search of the Prairie Green landfill in Winnipeg in an effort to turn up the remains of a pair of Indigenous women who are believed to be buried there. Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Cathy Merrick said last week  that the government needs to push forward on the search for the bodies of Morgan Harris and Mercedes Myran and that choosing not to so because of the potential price tag would be tantamount to saying Indigenous lives just don’t matter. “If a search is not carried out it will demonstrate to all nations across Canada that this government condones the despairing act of disposing of First Nation women in landfills,” Merrick…

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