A solution: self-government: (how a person or a group of people can make the
rules for their land or territory without an external authority to interfere with
Zingers inquiry has 13 recommendations on the topic of over representation of
Indigenous women → include; more Indigenous-run rehabilitation programs
A suggestion recently approved by the government
Justice Minister David Lametti - solution → Bill c-5 ; cuts mandatory minimum
sentence (reduce overrepresentation)
→ This is important because it discusses the CAUSES of why many Indigenous
women end up in federal prisons. Addressing the problem would be by putting
fewer people in prison or in prison for less time.
“c-5 is an important step in addressing the distressing
statistics in the Corrections Investigator’s report,”
stated David Lametti in a statement
To remember that...
cause and consequence.
over representation in foster care and prisons.
lower % of people employed and educated
harm and intergenerational trauma