House Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hearing on missing and murdered Indigenous women

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House Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hearing on missing and murdered Indigenous women

Description

The House Natural Resources subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States held a hearing on the high rates of missing and murdered indigenous women across the country. Witnesses, including North Dakota state representative Ruth Buffalo (D), discussed domestic violence and trafficking, the role of colonization, and the history of mistrust and neglect from law enforcement responding to cases. Subcommittee Chair Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Representative Debra Haaland (D-NM), one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, gave passionate and emotional statements describing the levels of violence against indigenous women and congressional inaction on the issue.

Creator

House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indigenous People of the United States

Publisher

C-SPAN

Date

2019

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Citation

House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indigenous People of the United States, “House Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hearing on missing and murdered Indigenous women,” MMIW Resource Guide, accessed April 24, 2024, https://mmiwresources.org/items/show/28.