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Bills aim to reduce rate of missing, murdered Indigenous women (My Northwest)

By Nicole Jennings, September 21, 2020, My Northwest. In Washington and throughout the United States, Indigenous women face a disproportionate risk of going missing or being murdered, their loved ones neither seeing the cases solved nor the killers brought to justice. A 2019 Washington State Patrol report found that while Native Americans make up 2% of the state’s population, 7% of the state’s missing women are Indigenous women. That’s a statistic that Savanna’s Act and the Not Invisible Act...

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