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Request for Research: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men and Boys

  • Posted:Feb 23, 2021
  • Apply by:Mar 10, 2021
  • Job Type
  • Other
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Ottawa, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
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About this position

Request for Research: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men and Boys; Literature Review and Research Directives

The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) is the national voice of off-reserve status and non-status Indians, Métis, and Southern Inuit Aboriginal Peoples. It is one of five National Indigenous (representative) Organizations recognized by the Government of Canada and it represents the interests of its provincial and territorial affiliate organizations. CAP advocates for inclusive policies to reduce disparities and improve socio-economic conditions of its constituency.

Statement of purpose:

We are seeking an experienced research consultant preferably an Indigenous individual or organization with experience in Indigenous Peoples’ and/or Women’s issues. The research will be on which quantitative and qualitative data currently exist on the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men and Boys, including Urban and Non-Status Indigenous Peoples. The data gathered in the research report will be used to help inform policy initiatives at the National level that centre inclusion and safety for Urban and Non-Status Indigenous Men and Boys.

Proposed timeline:

To be determined in consultation with the successful proponent.

Project Description

Description of context

  • CAP is actively involved in the development of a National Action Plan to Implementation he Calls to Justice resulting from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
  • CAP is also developing it’s own National Action plan to support the calls to justice for its constituency and will include Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men and Boys.
  • The research question itself is “What research currently exists in the literature on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men and Boys.”
  • We are hoping to identify gaps in the research such as:
  1. The extent, frequency and specific factors around victimization of Indigenous Men and Boys.
  2. Are there any existing recommendations to address these issue whatever the frequency and factors may be?
  • This research would have a Non-Status Inclusive context.  

Key Components:

Part 1

  • An environmental scan of available research.
  • Research report (including literature review and discussion) of 15 to 20 pages.

Part 2

  • Recommendations and Ethics Summary for additional data analysis.
  • Research plan on gathering data on frequency and surrounding factors of MMIMB.

How to Apply:

  • A current C.V or organizational portfolio of similar completed research projects.
  • A one to two-page statement of intent and summary of expertise.
  • A work sample of a similar professional project.
  • Persons or organizations of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference for this contract.
  • Contact: Send application documents to Tanya Ironstone Locke at t.ironstonelocke@abo-peoples.org. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

Deadline:

  • The call for proposal is open until a successful applicant has been identified.

Contact: Send application documents to Tanya Ironstone Locke at t.ironstonelocke@abo-peoples.org. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

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