Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs criticizes TV show for failing to acknowledge missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls crisis – Vancouver Sun

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Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs criticizes TV show for failing to acknowledge missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls crisis – Vancouver Sun

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202027 Views

ABC Network’s new series Big Sky is being cited for not acknowledging the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls crisis.

The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is joining other Indigenous groups and tribal leaders in asking the ABC Network to “address and rectify its incomplete depiction of violence against women and girls in its prime-time thriller Big Sky.”

Set in Montana, the show is actually filmed in unceded Indigenous territory in B.C. Among the issues being raised about the program is the failure to address and acknowledge that a disproportionate majority of missing and murdered women and girls are Indigenous.

Read More: https://vancouversun.com/entertainment/union-of-b-c-indian-chiefs-criticizes-big-sky-for-failing-to-acknowledge-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women-and-girls-crisis

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