Two bills addressing murdered and missing Indigenous women co-sponsored by Washington lawmakers have been signed into law.
A new fund at the Yakima Valley Community Foundation will support the work of a Yakama advocate for missing and murdered indigenous women as she seeks justice and healing for families and communities.
PABLO, Mont. — Attorney General William Barr announced a nationwide plan Friday to address the crisis of missing and slain indigenous people as concerns mount over the level of violence they face.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Stressing again the physical and sexual violence Native women have suffered for decades, members of a Senate committee unanimously passed legislation created to combat the epidemic of murdered and missing indigenous women.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of Congress spent an hour on the House floor on Wednesday talking about ways to deliver justice to Native American women who face disproportionately high rates of murder, as well as physical and sexual violence.U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, a Republican from Sunnyside, a…
A Yakima Valley legislator honored a missing Native woman whose body was recently found near Toppenish, urging congressional action on the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women throughout the United States.
A woman who reached a plea agreement with prosecutors for her role in the March 2016 murder of a Harrah woman will be sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Yakima.
WAPATO, Wash. — The family of a Wapato woman who has been missing since early October is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to her location.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Lawmakers in at least seven states have introduced legislation to address the unsolved deaths and disappearances of numerous Native American women and girls.
WAPATO, Wash. — A Lower Valley event created to support the families of missing and murdered indigenous women will happen a week later than originally planned because of the extreme winter weather.
ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Central Washington University will highlight the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women on Tuesday with a series of presentations and a memorial.
YAKIMA, Wash. — As more than 400 people marched through downtown Yakima on Saturday, the names of missing and murdered Yakama Nation women echoed off the buildings.
TOPPENISH, Wash. — They already know that stemming the epidemic of missing and murdered Native women is daunting. They are well aware of the grim toll it has taken, because many have lost loved ones and friends.
The sister of a missing Blackfeet woman in Montana expressed frustration Wednesday over law enforcement's initial response to her loved one's disappearance, telling U.S. senators that numerous Native American families are troubled by inadequate investigations into their missing persons cases.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Numerous police departments nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls as concerns mount over the level of violence they often face, according to a study released by a Native American nonprofit Wednesday.
Janice Hannigan’s sophomore year at White Swan High School began well. It was football season — one of her favorite sports — and she was a candidate for queen of the Intertribal Veterans Day Ceremonial in Toppenish in November 1971.
YAKIMA, Wash. -- A meeting Monday afternoon on the issue of missing Native women in Washington state will take place in Yakima.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For generations, Native American women have been victimized at astonishing rates, with federal figures showing that more than half have encountered sexual and domestic violence at some point during their lives — even amid a wave of efforts aimed at reducing such crimes.
Leona LeClair Kinsey was a fiercely independent woman who could go pheasant hunting, serve the bird for dinner, then take the leftover feathers and turn them into an artistic gift.