Wyoming Joins the Campaign to Fight Violence Against Indigenous Women

Nicole Rojas
Jul 27, 2019 - 11:18
Wyoming Joins the Campaign to Fight Violence Against Indigenous Women

Seven states have committed to improving the way they identify and locate Native Americans who have been victims of serious crimes.   Last spring, Lynette Grey Bull, the director of Not Our Native Daughters, urged Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon to tackle the issue of violence against Indigenous victims. Grey Bull, a survivor of attempted murder by an intimate partner, raised the issue during a Missing and Murdered Women’s March on the University of Wyoming campus, NPR reported.   After speaking to Wyoming state senator and Navajo tribal member Affie Ellis, Gordon acted on the...

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