UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham

Connie Walker On Covering the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Connie Walker On Covering the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham - July 15, 2021 - 40:20

Mass graves found on the sites of former residential schools in Canada. Disturbingly high rates of murder and disappearance for Indigenous women across North America. These headlines have woken many in the U.S. up to the realities Native communities face—but award-winning Cree journalist Connie Walker (host of the podcast Stolen) has spent decades shedding light on these issues. In this episode, she sits down with Brittany Packnett Cunningham to unpack these crimes, their solutions, and what this long-overdue moment of awareness might mean. Plus, Brittany covers the latest Untrending News.

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About The Show

Brittany Packnett Cunningham is an activist, educator, and popular TV commentator—and a trusted voice for millions of people interested in social justice. Now, with UNDISTRACTED—an original podcast from The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios—she aims her focus on the most pressing issues of our time through the lens of intersectional feminism. From the latest headlines to deep-dives with today’s most fascinating changemakers, UNDISTRACTED is your weekly guide to the revolution.