National inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Our women and girls are sacred: executive summary of interim. Violence against indigenous women is rooted in colonization colonialism must end to end violence against indigenous women and girls. This work resulted in the national inquiry issuing 10 recommendations - inquiry has a 3 part mission to allow indigenous women to reclaim their power/place in society. Reports on systemic causes of violence against women and girls research of policing practices, welfare, prison and hospital treatment and systemic discrimination including sexual violence. Indigenous people"s loss of self-determination is cause of violence against women/girls. Canadian government needs to rebalance power in relationship with indigenous community. Insufficient government funding is a key barrier in implementing recommendations. Indigenous girls who identify as lgbtq2s are more vulnerable to violence than non- indigenous girls due to racist, sexist stereotypes and poor socio-economic conditions. Inquiry also uses new research to identify critical emerging issues of violence (ex.