WALK

THE UN CALLS IT A CRISIS. FIRST NATIONS CALL FOR JUSTICE. 5 PEOPLE WALK ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO FIND IT

They walk to raise awareness for the more than 1200 murdered and missing Indigenous women across Canada, many of those cases never even investigated by police.

Walk follows five First Nations people on the final leg of a journey that has taken them across the country fighting for justice, not only for their lost loved one’s but for future generations of women.

Gladys Radek’s niece Tamara, was last seen along highway 16 outside Prince George 9 years ago. Like so many others, her body has never been found. Radek is the organizer and leads the group as they make their way along lonely highways in an old van covered with pictures of the missing & murdered. They share their heartbreaking stories along the way, speaking with anyone who will listen while at the same time struggling to come to terms with their own loss.

From a former sex worker who recounts the terrifying violence she suffered, to a young aboriginal man who escaped sex slavery, to an 80-year old grandmother who witnessed first hand the toll violence has had on her community; each with their own story, each with their own pain, each with their own reason to walk.

Set against the backdrop of some of British Columbia’s most spectacular scenery WALK highlights an ugly truth in Canada, one that this small group is fighting to change…one step at a time.

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