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A heavy sadness
Sits
On
My heart
After
Witnessing
The pain
Planted
Centuries ago
That
Continues
To
Be
Harvested
With
Each life
Cut down
Like
A weed
In
A poorly tended garden

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Inspired by the haunting stories shared at the Sisters In Spirit vigil for murdered and missing Aboriginal women

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The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will conduct an inquiry into Canada’s missing and murdered aboriginal women in the new year.

CBC News: Missing aboriginal women prompt UN letter – http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2011/12/13/pol-un-aboriginal-women.html

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