In response to CHAPTER 7: Confronting Oppression – Right to Security in Reclaiming Power and Place, the final report from the federal commission on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Audio Directed by Cole Alvis

Starring Tara Beagan, Joelle Peters and Michaela Washburn

Sound Design and Composition by Olivia Shortt and Cosette Pin

Multimedia Interpretations by Kaylyn and Kassiday Bernard of Patuo’kn

“Believe in Me” is composed by Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone, Aaron Lightstone, Justin Gray, David R. Maracle and Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuck. The Room 217 Foundation is the owner of the Master recording.

“Reports and inquiries seldom give us what we need to move forward. Baby Girl is an offering of hope for all those who are underserved by a system that was never shaped to house them as they deserve.” Tara Beagan

Content warning: this piece includes references to sexual assault, family separation