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Missing but not forgotten

Walk at Northern remembers missing and murdered indigenous women

 

September 28, 2018

Havre Daily News/Gen Yamaguchi

Sweetgrass Society member Justin Goggles Sr., left, offers prayers and a blessing Thursday to all the missing and murdered indigenous women at Montana State University-Northern. The Society held an awareness walk and placed memorial markers in front of the teepees set up on the northeast corner of campus.

Editor’s note: This version is updated to show that U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., has called for a hearing on missing and murdered indigenous women.

A local college group held a remembrance of people affected by an issue that is gaining national headlines - missing and murdered indigenous women.

"People just really want to find their loved ones," said Sweetgrass Society member Kiara Love minutes before attendees started arriving at Thursday's walk at Montana State University-Northern. "Even just the bodies, because in our culture that's such an important thing that goes on. So it's re...



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