Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women #MMIW – Reports and Articles

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NEW to this page (updated July 26, 2019):

  • National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls [Canada]. Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. 2019. https://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/

Bachman, Annette, et al. “Violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and the criminal justice response: What is known.” August 2008. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/223691.pdf

Bailey, Jane and Sara Shayan. “Missing and murdered Indigenous women crisis: Technological dimensions.” Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 28, 2. pages 321-341. August 2016. https://www.utpjournals.press/doi/abs/10.3138/cjwl.28.2.321

Beck, Abaki. “Missing, murdered, but never forgotten: Violence, colonialism, and justice for Indigenous women.” Bitch 80. Fall 2018. Pages 64-67.

Finn, Kathleen, et al. “Responsible resource development and prevention of sex trafficking: Safeguarding Native women and children on the Fort Berthold Reservation.” February 4, 2016. https://www.colorado.edu/law/sites/default/files/MHAWhitepaperFinal.pdf

Lucchesi, Annita & Echo-Hawk, Abigail. “Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.” Urban Indian Health Institute, November 2018. http://www.uihi.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Missing-and-Murdered-Indigenous-Women-and-Girls-Report.pdf

Native Women’s Association Canada. Voices of our sisters in spirit: A report to families and communities. [2nd ed.] March 2009. https://nwac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/NWAC_Voices-of-Our-Sisters-In-Spirit_2nd-Edition_March-2009.pdf

Native Women’s Association Canada. Community resource guide: What can I do to help the families of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls? 2010. https://www.nwac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/2012_NWAC_Community_Resource_Guide_MMAWG.pdf

Native Women’s Association Canada. “National Inquiry into MMIWG.” 2018. https://www.nwac.ca/national-inquiry-mmiwg/

“Our bodies, our stories.” Urban Indian Health Institute. – Includes downloads for “Our Bodies, Our Stories” and “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women” reports. https://www.uihi.org/projects/our-bodies-our-stories/

Rosay, Andre B. “Violence against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men.” National Institute of Justice, September 2016. https://nij.gov/journals/277/Pages/violence-against-american-indians-alaska-natives.aspx#

Seattle City Council Proclamation of Saturday, May 5th, 2018 to the Day of Awareness for Missing
and Murdered Native American Women and Girls in the City of Seattle. May 2018. http://council.seattle.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/MMIWG-Proclamation.pdf

Smith, Jane M.; Thompson II, Richard M. “Tribal criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians in the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization and the SAVE Native Women Act.” Congressional Research Service. May 15, 2012. https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42488.pdf

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