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Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

“According to the @TheJusticeDept, American Indian and Alaska Native women are missing and murdered at a rate of more than 10x the national average. A new @BureauIndAffrs website has launched to address this crisis that is devastating Tribal communities. The Missing and Murdered Unit within the Office of Justice Services focuses on analyzing and solving missing and murdered cases involving American Indians and Alaska Natives. Everyone deserves to feel safe in their communities. American Indian and Alaska Native people are at a disproportionate risk of experiencing violence, murder, or going missing and make up a significant portion of the missing and murdered cases. The Missing and Murdered Unit within the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services (BIA-OJS) investigates missing and murdered cases in pursuit of justice for those impacted by violence…”

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