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Kinanâskomitin, îsniyes, marsi cho, nitsiniiyi'taki, miigwetch, maarsii, thank you for completing this survey.
It is with our greatest respect that we – Esquao, the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women – acknowledge your expertise as Indigenous women and 2Spirit+ people living in Treaty 6, 7, 8 (Alberta).
Esquao is a non-profit organization that serves to amplify the voices of Indigenous women on the issues and challenges they face.

Goal of this survey: Follow up on 7 key issues outlined in the “113 Pathways to Justice: Recommendations of the Alberta Joint Working Group on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls” submitted to the Government of Alberta in December 2021.
Who can complete this survey? All Indigenous women and 2Spirit+ people (18 years of age +) living in Alberta.

How long will it take? Approximately 20 minutes. 
What will the survey ask? You will be asked to share your experience (from January 2022 to present) in relation to 7 key issues: child welfare, court services, family violence, housing, law enforcement, victims services, missing persons alerts. You will also be asked for your demographic information.
If you need support, please ask someone you trust, call the National Support Line (24/7 Toll Free) 1-844-413-6649 or contact Rachelle Venne at 1-877-471-2171 or 780-479-8195.
Why are we asking these questions? Your contributions will help us produce a publicly available “report card” in a final report and other online formats. Your voice will help advance key recommendations outlined in the 113 Pathways to Justice Report to benefit the lives of Indigenous women, girls and 2Spirit+ people in Alberta.   
Who will have access to my information and survey responses? This survey is anonymous. To respect your privacy, all information collected in this survey will be kept confidential by Four Winds and Associates contracted by Esquao. All the results will be collected into combined statistics for our final report and other online formats. All comments will also be anonymized (not connected to you or any identifying information). After the final report is submitted, all surveys will be destroyed.

At the end of the survey, you will be asked to follow another link to provide your contact information. Your information will only be used to send you:
1) a $50 gift card as a thank you for participating (*only for the 300 survey participants)
2) a copy of the final report
3) invitations to in-person gathering on these topics.
No personal information will be connected to this survey in any way. 
If you have any questions, please contact: Rachelle Venne,
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