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Honoring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW): Legislative Action and Advocacy

Use this guide to research and locate resources on the epidemic of Missing Murdered Indigenous Persons

Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives Publications 2020-21 / Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) American Library Association (ALA) Elizabeth Sanders

Kansas Rep. Victors Introduces Bill Addressing Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

U.S. Department of Justice: Operation Lady Task Force Accomplishments Facts Sheets

Native News Online: MMIP Presidential Proclamation May 4, 2023

Read the full Proclamation here: MMIP Proclamation 2023 President Biden

Proclamation for Missing Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP)

A Proclamation on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day, May 4, 2021 

(Read the full Proclamation using the link above)


Rep. Dab Haaland (D-New Mexico) Not Invisible Act & Savanna's Act (2020)

International Awareness

Amnesty International: No More Stolen Sisters Stolen Sisters: A human rights response to discrimination and violence against Indigenous women in Canada
Resolution 1325 (2000) Adopted by the Security Council at its 4213th meeting, on 31 October 2000 Resolution 1350 recognizes the impact on women and children in crisis areas. Resolution 1350 seeks to increase women to be in leadership to provide gender perspective, increase funding for protection, and incorporate indigenous processes for resolutions post-conflict.
Study on the extent of violence against indigenous women and girls in terms of article 22 (2) of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples  This link to all UN languages, provides studies in various countries of sexual violence in the private and public sector, cultural violence, and colonial violence.
United Nations: Department of Economic and Social Affairs Indigenous Peoples Recommendations on Indigenous Women

Indigenous Data