MMIW

MURDERED AND DISAPPEARED NATIVE WOMEN

“Murdered and Disappeared Native Women is a project of Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains to promote awareness on Native women who have been murdered or disappeared, to push for awareness on development of protocol and legislation and to address the issue of murdered and disappeared women. The awareness factor, along with social media, news media, brochures and other awareness methods can help effectively to address the issue of Native women who have disappeared, especially in grassroots homeland to leadership.  Promoting the understanding that a lack of effective action is deeply rooted in the historical treatment and negative views towards Native women. Native women were traditionally tied to the early philosophy that they represented the lifeblood of their respective tribal nations and in order to ‘kill the Indian’ they were targeted for genocide. No one knows what you stand for if you don’t have a platform.

 

 

Silent No More film
“Silent No More” is a documentary that seeks to expose the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous women in the United States. The film includes heart wrenching interviews with the family members of Native women who have either been murdered or are still missing.

Murdered and Disappeared Native Women & Girls social media awareness

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Murdered-and-Disappeared-Native-Women-332196346943801/about/?ref=page_internal

May 5, 2017 Day of Awareness for Murdered & Missing Native Women and Children

http://www.lakotacountrytimes.com/news/2017-05-18/Front_Page/Numbers_Of_Missing_And_Murdered_Is_An_Epidemic_On_.html

Missing & Murdered Native women & children of Oklahoma to reclaim their visibility

https://oknaav.org/missing-and-murdered/

Special Collection: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls 

https://www.niwrc.org/resources/special-collection-missing-murdered-indigenous-women-girls

Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women cab patterns for beaded earrings

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