PBS NewsHour

How prejudice affects the cases of missing Indigenous women

Clip: 09/27/2021 | 5m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

While Gabby Petito's death has captured national attention, tens of thousands of people are reported missing or murdered every year in the U.S. Native women are murdered at rates 10 times the national average. In Wyoming alone, 710 indigenous people were reported missing from 2011 to 2020. Amna Nawaz discusses those statistics with Abigail Echo-Hawk, director of the Urban Indian Health Institute.

Aired: 09/27/21

Rating: NR

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