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MMIW billboards go up in Montana to raise awareness, including Havre

 

Last updated 4/12/2021 at 11:36am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

A newly erected billboard raises awareness in Havre of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Crisis. Missoula photographer Jen Buckley, a Havre HIgh School graduate, is putting up billboards around the state and hoping to expand placement nationally.

Jen Buckley, an enrolled member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe and Havre High School graduate, is putting up billboards around Montana including one in Havre to raise awareness of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women crisis.

The billboard in Havre went up last week and depicts a young Native American woman and asks how many have to disappear before people start to notice.

Buckley said the goal of the project is to get people who don't know about the subject asking questions and make it impossible for people who do know to forget about it.

"People have to start talking about this," she s...



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