MN Native News: The Color Red for MMIWR
Coming up, from a 2020 report by the Minnesota Task Force on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, “While Indigenous people make up just 1% of the state’s population, 9% of all murdered girls and women in Minnesota from 2010 to 2019 were American Indian.”
Reporter Leah Lemm speaks with three survivors about the significance of the color red in the search and honoring of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives.
If you need help, there are free resources available. Strong Hearts Native helpline provides culturally appropriate support and advocacy for American Indians and Alaskan natives. And that hotline is 1-844-7NATIVE. It’s anonymous and confidential. That’s 1-844-762-8483. This information can be found on the Minnesota Native News website, mnnativenews.org.