For decades Indigenous women and girls have been dying too soon, with no effective response from any level or form of government. Being a girl between 10 and 14 living on reserve means you are much more likely to die than other Canadian kids. And it revealed, or confirmed, that something is terribly wrong in the lives of young Indigenous women. To be Indigenous in Canada means knowing that death is always closer than it is for non-Indigenous people. Yes, once a week, national news only. I agree to the guidelines above, show me the comments! Do: Verify facts, debunk rumours Add context and background Spot typos and logical fallacies Highlight reporting blind spots Ignore trolls and flag violations Treat all with respect and curiosity Stay on topic Connect with each other. Their families are four or five times as likely to get a knock on the door and the news that their teenage daughters or granddaughters are missing, or dead.