Finding justice for Native American women and children

Credit: KGUN, Tucson, AZ
Published on June 20, 2019 - Duration: 00:48s

Finding justice for Native American women and children

Native Americans across the nation are being killed and kidnapped.

No one really knows how many Native American women have disappeared.


Finding justice for Native American women and children

FAMILIES.ARIZONA -- RANKS THIRD -- INMISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUSWOMEN.BUT NOW -- AN EFFORT IS UNDERWAY-- TO FIX THAT.THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF INTERIORAND INDIAN AFFAIRS -- HAVEJOINED FORCED WITH ARIZONATRIBAL LEADERS.THEY'VE LAUNCHED A NATIONWIDE'LISTENING SESSION'.THAT'S WHEN EVERYONE CAN COMETOGETHER TO SOLVE THE CRISIS.OFFICIALS HOPE THESE SESSIONS --WILL PROVIDE A MORE ACCURATEPICTURE OF THE PROBLEM.THESE ISSUES DISCUSSED TODAYTHREATEN THE VERY SAFETY ANDSECURITY OF ALL OF OUR TRIBALMEMBERSMEANTIME -- A CONGRESSIONALCOMMITTEE GATHERED TODAY -- TOINTRODUCE LEGISLATION ON THISISSUE.THE BILLS WOULD REQUIRE LAWENFORCEMENT TO SUBMIT ANNUALREPORTS TO CONGRESS -- TO GIVELAWMAKERS A BETTER HANDLE ONTHE NUMBER OF CASES.TO THE SOUTHERN BORDER NOW --

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