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Alaska Natives

Missoula Project Beacon

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Project EAST

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Missing or Murdered Indigenous People: Bringing Loved Ones Home

May 2022
Grassroots efforts working to increase national awareness and understanding of the Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons crisis are highlighted in this video. Also referred to as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW), Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR), or other names specific to a Tribal community (such as Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives, MMDR, in the Navajo Nation); each acronym represents the generations of American Indians and Alaska Natives that have mourned missing or murdered loved ones. Working together can help bring healing and justice.

OVC FY 2022 Alaska Native Crime Victims Center of Excellence Pilot Program

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OVC will support the development of an Alaska Native Crime Victims Center of Excellence Pilot Program (the Center). The Center will develop a multi-faceted approach to engaging with the 231 Federally Recognized Tribes throughout Alaska to identify gaps, promote best practices, and, using experience from the field, building an evidence base that is relevant for Alaska Native Tribes and the crime victims they serve.