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UIHI Report: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

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The Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) has just released its “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls” report, which provides a snapshot of crisis in urban Native communities.

“Seventy-one percent of American Indian and Alaska Natives live in urban areas, yet, accurate data does not exist regarding the rates of violence among this population,” said Abigail Echo-Hawk, Director of UIHI and citizen of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma. “This report is a step toward addressing this epidemic.”

*This report contains strong language about violence against Native women and girls.

View/Download the report here.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls report
 


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