Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women #MMIW News

Anderson, Rick. “A new law addresses epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women.” Crosscut, April 16, 2018. https://crosscut.com/2018/04/new-law-addresses-epidemic-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women

Brewer, Graham Lee. “The crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous women.” High Country News, May 4, 2018. https://www.hcn.org/articles/indian-country-news-the-crisis-of-murdered-and-missing-indigenous-women

Brown, Toyacoyah. “This Native Teen’s Mission to Help Missing Indigenous Women.” PowWows.com, Feb. 13, 2018. http://www.powwows.com/native-teens-mission-help-missing-indigenous-women/ 

Dalrymple, Amy. “Savanna’s Act aims to bring justice for missing, murdered Native American women.” Bismarck Tribune, Oct. 5, 2017. http://bismarcktribune.com/news/state-and-regional/savanna-s-act-aims-to-bring-justice-for-missing-murdered/article_3b0b5c17-b40d-58f3-8c34-3d30bf6fccce.html

Erickson, Jo. “North Dakota Sen. Heitkamp on ‘Savanna’s Act’.” MPR News, Nov. 10, 2017. https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/11/10/missingnativewomen

Freeman, Alan. “The mystery of 1,000 missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada.” The Washington Post, Aug. 4, 2016. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/08/04/the-mystery-of-1000-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women-in-canada/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.7ff491f1fa0a

Hegyi, Nate. “Montana Senator Pushes Awarenesses Of Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women.” Wyoming Public Media, May 3, 2018. http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/montana-senator-pushes-awarenesses-missing-murdered-indigenous-women#stream/0

“Heitkamp Introduces Savanna’s Act to Help Address Crisis of Missing and Murdered Native American Women.” Heidi Heitkamp, October 5, 2017. [North Dakota.] https://www.heitkamp.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2017/10/heitkamp-introduces-savanna-s-act-to-help-address-crisis-of-missing-and-murdered-native-american-women

Helston, Charlotte. “UPDATE: Mural for missing and murdered indigenous women in Enderby vandalized with racial slurs; RCMP investigating.” InfoTel News, May 10, 2018. https://infotel.ca/newsitem/mural-for-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women-in-enderby-vandalized-with-racial-slurs/it52424

Hopkins, Ruth. “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Need Your Support.” Teen Vogue, Jan. 20, 2018. https://www.teenvogue.com/story/murder-and-missing-indigenous-women-need-your-support

“Left For Dead: Inside America’s Coldest Cases.” Reveal series of articles. https://www.revealnews.org/topic/left-for-dead/

Leithead, Katie. “Raising local awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women.” Statesman Examiner [Washington], May 10, 2018. http://www.statesmanexaminer.com/content/raising-local-awareness-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women

“Media Portrayals of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women.” Media Smartshttp://mediasmarts.ca/diversity-media/aboriginal-people/media-portrayals-missing-and-murdered-aboriginal-women

Monet, Jenni. “At Women’s Marches, a spotlight on missing and murdered Indigenous women.” PBS NewsHour, Jan. 21, 2018. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/at-womens-marches-a-spotlight-on-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women

Monte, Briana. “Community of Crow Agency honor missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.” KULR [Montana], May 9, 2018. http://www.kulr8.com/story/38156198/community-of-crow-agency-honor-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women-and-girls 

NIWRC Policy Team. “Organizing a Groundswell to End the Injustice of Murdered and Disappeared Native Women and Girls.” Advocate! Beyond the Shelter Doors. http://bsd.niwrc.org/organizing-a-groundswell-to-end-the-injustice-of-murdered-and-disappeared-native-women-and-girls/

“Not Invisible: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.” Transatlantic Notes, May 4, 2018. https://transatlanticnotes.wordpress.com/2018/05/04/not-invisible-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women-2018/

Pember, Mary Annette. “Finding Little Help From the Federal Government, Tribes Are Making Their Own Ways to Fight Trafficking.” Rewire, March 14, 2018. https://rewire.news/article/2018/03/14/finding-little-help-federal-government-tribes-making-ways-fight-trafficking/

Pember, Mary Annette. “Mapping Out Missing and Murdered Native Women: ‘I Would Want My Story to Have Meaning’.” Rewire, April 27, 2018. https://rewire.news/article/2018/04/27/mapping-missing-murdered-native-women-want-story-meaning/

Pember, Mary Annette. “Missing and Murdered: No One Knows How Many Native Women Have Disappeared.” Indian Country Today, April 11, 2016. [First article in a series of three.] https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/news/native-news/missing-and-murdered-no-one-knows-how-many-native-women-have-disappeared/

Pember, Mary Annette. “Sorrow Like a River: Forcing the World to Listen.” Indian Country Today, April 11, 2016. [Second article in a series of three.]  https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/news/native-news/sorrow-like-a-river-forcing-the-world-to-listen/

Pember, Mary Annette. “On National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women, Here’s What We Don’t Know.” Rewire, May 4, 2018. https://rewire.news/article/2018/05/04/national-day-awareness-missing-murdered-native-women-heres-dont-know/

Pember, Mary Annette. “‘We All Know Someone’: Tribal Community, Advocates Seek to Honor Missing and Murdered Native American Women.” Rewire, March 21, 2017. https://rewire.news/article/2017/03/21/know-someone-tribal-community-advocates-seek-honor-missing-murdered-native-american-women/

“This Native American Teenager Is Trying To Save Missing Indigenous Women.” Now This, Jan. 24, 2018. https://nowthisnews.com/videos/her/native-american-teenager-is-trying-to-save-missing-indigenous-women

Wohlfeil, Samantha. “Native American women go missing at shocking rates; these women want to change that.” Inlander, February 8, 2018. https://www.inlander.com/spokane/native-american-women-go-missing-at-disproportionate-rates-these-women-are-working-to-change-that/Content?oid=7997576

Canada

Ballingall, Alex. “Should inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women get more time and money?” The Star, May 20, 2018. https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2018/05/20/should-inquiry-into-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women-get-more-time-and-money.html

Barker, Jacob. “Red dresses reminder of murdered, missing women.” CBC, Feb. 16, 2018. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/red-dress-happy-valley-goose-bay-2018-1.4539402

Do, Trinh Theresa. “RCMP confirm report of more than 1,000 murdered aboriginal women.” CBC,  May 2, 2014. http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/rcmp-confirm-report-of-more-than-1-000-murdered-aboriginal-women-1.2630456

Jolly, Joanna. “Red River Women.” BBC,  April 8, 2015. [Canada.] http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-dc75304f-e77c-4125-aacf-83e7714a5840

McDiarmid, Margo. “Still no way to tell how many Indigenous women and girls go missing in Canada each year.” CBC, Dec. 21, 2017. http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/indigenous-missing-women-police-data-1.4449073

McKenzie, Jamie-Lee. “Miss Manito Ahbee finds strength in sharing her story and honouring MMIWG.” CBC, May 18, 2018. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/chante-speidel-miss-manito-ahbee-honouring-mmiwg-1.4668181

“Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: A National Operational Overview.” [Canada.] Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 2014. http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/missing-and-murdered-aboriginal-women-national-operational-overview#sec3

Missing & Murdered: The Unsolved Cases of Indigenous Women and Girls.” 

Lauren Chief Elk

Chief Elk-Young Bear, Lauren. “There is No ‘We’: V-Day, Indigenous Women and the Myth of Shared Gender Oppression.” Model View Culture, Feb. 3, 2014. https://modelviewculture.com/pieces/there-is-no-we-v-day-indigenous-women-and-the-myth-of-shared-gender-oppression

“Editor-in-Chief Tanaya Winder interviews Save Wiyabi, Co-Founder Lauren Chief Elk.” As/Us Journal, Feb. 14, 2013 https://asusjournal.org/v-day-issue/lauren-chief-elk-save-wiyabi-co-founder/

Chief Elk, Lauren. “The missing women you don’t hear about: How the media fails Indigenous communities.” Salon, Feb. 14, 2014. https://www.salon.com/2014/02/14/the_missing_women_you_dont_hear_about_how_the_media_fails_indigenous_communities/

Schaffer, Jennifer. “We Spoke to Lauren Chief Elk, the Woman Behind #GiveYourMoneytoWomen, About the Power of Cold Hard Cash.” Vice, Aug. 1, 2015. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/8gkxd5/give-your-money-to-women-its-simple-284

National Day of Awareness

“Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Designates May 5th National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.” NativeNewsOnline.net, May 1, 2017. https://nativenewsonline.net/currents/saint-regis-mohawk-tribe-designates-may-5th-national-day-awareness-missing-murdered-native-women-girls/

Schilling, Vincent. “May 5 is National Day of Awareness for Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls.” Indian Country Today, May 3, 2018. https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/culture/social-issues/may-5-national-day-awareness-missing-murdered-indigenous-women-girls/

“Seattle Councilmember Juarez Recognizes National Day of Awareness for Missing Native American Women and Girls.” NativeNewsOnline.net, May 1, 2018. https://nativenewsonline.net/currents/seattle-councilmember-juarez-recognizes-national-day-of-awareness-for-missing-native-american-women-girls/

Specific Women

“200 Search In Lower Brule For Missing Woman.” Keloland Media Group, Aug. 22, 2006. [Vicki Eagleman.] http://www.keloland.com/news/article/other/200-search-in-lower-brule-for-missing-woman

Barajas, Joshua. “Police say Renee Davis, a pregnant Native American woman, was fatally shot after refusing to disarm.” PBS News Hour, Nov. 3, 2016. [Renee Davis.] https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/police-say-renee-davis-pregnant-native-american-woman-fatally-shot-refusing-disarm

“‘A cruel and vicious act of depravity’: Neighbors charged in Savanna Greywind’s death.” CBS News. August 28, 2017. [Savanna Greywind.] https://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-cruel-and-vicious-act-of-depravity-charges-expected-in-savanna-greywind-death/

Dura, Jack. “BIA takes lead in Lone Bear case.” Bismarck Tribune, Feb. 3, 2018. [Olivia Lone Bear.] http://bismarcktribune.com/news/state-and-regional/bia-takes-lead-in-lone-bear-case/article_af373d8e-6968-50d4-b6ea-6e5fc67329f1.html

Hillier, Bianca. “Family frustrated by by lack of search efforts in Native America woman Olivia Lone Bear’s disappearance.” NBC News, Dec. 11, 2017. [Olivia Lone Bear.] https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/missing-in-america/family-frustrated-lack-search-efforts-native-america-woman-olivia-lone-n828561

Malone, Kelly Geraldine. “Family pleads for help after body of missing woman found in Winnipeg’s Red River.” The Globe and Mail [Canada], May 17, 2018. [April Carpenter.] https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-family-says-body-of-missing-23-year-old-woman-found-in-winnipegs-red/

Manning, Sarah Sunshine. “Our Collective Grieving for Savanna Greywind, a Beautiful Sister Lost.” Indian Country Today, August 28, 2017. [Savanna Greywind.] https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/news/opinions/collective-grieving-savanna-greywind-beautiful-sister-lost/

Michael, Jenny. “Woman found dead in McLean County.” Bismarck Tribune, Mar. 11, 2014. http://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/woman-found-dead-in-mclean-county/article_8d832b06-a966-11e3-8412-0019bb2963f4.html

Simon, Evan. “A family’s desperate search for a missing young woman highlights questions about justice on tribal lands.” ABC News, Nov. 1, 2017. [Ashley Loring HeavyRunner.] https://abcnews.go.com/US/familys-desperate-search-missing-young-woman-highlights-questions/story?id=50737963

Young, Kristen Millares. “Misty Upham: the tragic death and unscripted life of Hollywood’s rising star.” The Guardian, June 30, 2015. [Misty Upham.] https://www.theguardian.com/global/2015/jun/30/misty-upham-native-american-actress-tragic-death-inspiring-life

Trafficking

Sullivan, Zoe. “Crimes against Native American women raise questions about police response.” The Guardian, Jan. 19, 2016. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jan/19/minnesota-native-american-women-trafficking-police

Yurth, Cindy. “One woman’s courage: Diné comes forward, speaks out, puts sex trafficking suspect behind bars.” Navajo TimesJanuary 25, 2018. [Deanndra Yazzie.] https://navajotimes.com/reznews/one-womans-courage/

Violence

“Conquest: Sexual Violence and Native American Genocide.” Truthout, Nov. 30, 2013. http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/20334-conquest-sexual-violence-and-native-american-genocide

Gilpin, Lyndsey. “Why Native American women still have the highest rates of rape and assault.” High Country News, June 7, 2016. https://www.hcn.org/articles/tribal-affairs-why-native-american-women-still-have-the-highest-rates-of-rape-and-assault

Hansen, Elise. “The forgotten minority in police shootings.” CNN, Nov. 13, 2017. https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/10/us/native-lives-matter/index.htmL

“Maze of injustice: The failure to protect Indigenous women from sexual violence in the USA.” Amnesty International, 2007. https://www.amnestyusa.org/reports/maze-of-injustice/

Pember, Mary Annette. “Conspiracy of Indifference: Press and Police Ignore Violence Against Native Women.”  Indian Country Today, April 13, 2016. [Third article in a series of three.] https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/news/native-news/conspiracy-of-indifference-press-and-police-ignore-violence-against-native-women/

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