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House hearing addresses crisis of missing, murdered Indigenous women

Abigail Bitterman

March 14, 2019

WASHINGTON — The issue of violence against Indigenous women is not a new one in the United States, or in Oklahoma, but it has recently started gaining notice at the federal level. At a hearing held by the House Subcommittee of Indigenous Peoples of the United States, members of Congress and witnesses discussed the issues around missing and murdered Indigenous women, the lack of awareness surroundin...

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