MONTREAL — An online campaign to raise awareness about the large number missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada is gaining traction on social media.
Those concerned about the perceived lack of political response to the issue are posting a selfie with a three-word question for Prime Minister Stephen Harper:
“Am I next?”
Inspired by the Inuktitut term of endearment ain, Holly Jarrett launched the “Am I next?” campaign on Sept. 5 in order to build support for a public inquiry into the number of missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada.
Jarrett is the cousin of Loretta Saunders, a 26-year-old Inuit student from Halifax whose body was found in New Brunswick earlier this year.
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