Okanagan Nation chiefs are urging all other First Nation leaders and other groups, organizations and allies to band together in calling on the federal government to launch an inquiry for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. 192 more words

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Okanagan Nation chiefs are urging all other First Nation leaders and other groups, organizations and allies to band together in calling on the federal government to launch an inquiry for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

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The plea comes after the Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) Chiefs Executive Council (CEC) was informed that the two accused in Roxanne Louie’s murder were both granted bail last Tuesday.

“[This is] in spite of the brutality of the murder and the covering up of their culpability,” says Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, ONA Chair.

Grace Elinor Robotti, 65, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Louie.

The 26-year-old Vancouver woman went missing while visiting family, including Robotti in the south Okanagan over Christmas.

Grace’s brother, Pier Louis Robotti, 61, was charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder and…

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