Why cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women don’t receive national attention

Why cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women don’t receive national attention

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by pmnationtalk on September 26, 2021276 Views

Credit: CBS News

According to the Department of Justice, studies indicate the murder rate for Indigenous women is ten times higher than the national average. Still, the cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women rarely garner attention across the U.S. Connie Walker, investigative journalist and host of the podcast “Stolen: The Search for Jermain,” joined CBSN to discuss the ongoing crisis.

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