Haaland Gives a Voice to Silent Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

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Haaland Gives a Voice to Silent Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

House Natural Resources Subcommittee Holds Hearing Seeking Solutions to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, during a Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous People of the United States, Congresswoman Deb Haaland gave voice to the silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women. During the hearing, the subcommittee heard testimony from Native American women who have personal and professional experience with this issue, including state elected officials, university experts, and resource providers.

Udall, Heinrich Lead Effort To Address Crisis Of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Udall, Heinrich Lead Effort To Address Crisis Of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Senators Reintroduce Savanna’s Act to Help Improve Information Sharing, Data Collection, and Response Protocols for All Levels of Law Enforcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 29, 2019) – U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), and eight others to introduce Savanna’s Act, legislation to combat the epidemic of murdered and missing Indigenous women (MMIW) by improving the federal government’s response to the crisis.

Udall Leads Oversight Hearing On Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women

Udall Leads Oversight Hearing On Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women 

WASHINGTON —U.S. Senator Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, led an oversight hearing last week entitled, “Missing and Murdered: Confronting the Silent Crisis in Indian Country.” The committee has convened two hearings and a listening session and worked to pass numerous bills related to criminal justice and public safety this Congress, but this oversight hearing is the first to directly address the missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW) crisis.