Sending Office: Honorable Norma J. Torres
Sent By:
Rudy.Soto@mail.house.gov

Understanding the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls

Tonight – Monday, February 12, 2018

Please join me for a reception and briefing/panel regarding the crisis of Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls. Immediately following the reception, there will be a viewing of the film
Wind River. The event is partnered by the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, National Congress of American Indians, National Indian Gaming Association, StrongHearts Native Helpline, Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center and the Tunica-Biloxi
Tribe. Please register for this event at
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-the-crisis-of-missing-and-murdered-native-women-tickets-42544501750

When:            Tonight – Monday, February 12, 2018

Where:           Capitol Visitor Center

Time:             Reception -5:00pm

                      Panel – 6:00pm

                      Film – 7pm

Traditional Opening

Juana Majel, National Congress of American Indians

Welcome and Olivia Lone Bear Update,

Councilwoman Dr. Monica Mayer, Mandan Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation (invited)

Overview of Missing and Murdered Indian Women (MMIW)

Carmen O’Leary, Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains

Increasing the National Response to the Crisis

Virginia Davis, National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

Savanna’s Act

Representative Norma Torres & Senator Heidi Heitkamp

MMIW National Day of Awareness 2018

The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

The Crisis of Missing and Murdered Alaska Native Women

Michelle Demmert, Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center

Wind River, Increasing Public Awareness

Councilwoman Brenda Lintinger, Tunica-Biloxi Tribe

Special Presentation

Jax Agtuca and Caroline LaPorte, National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

Traditional Closing

Deborah Parker, NIWRC Board Member (Invited)

Statement from Taylor Sheridan and Introduction of Wind River – Chris Eyre

Sincerely,

Norma Torres

Member of Congress

Related Legislative Issues

Selected legislative information: Civil Rights, Family Issues, Judiciary, Natural Resources

Related Event Information

Event Location: CVC Atrium and Auditorium
Event Start: 2/12/2018 5:00:00 PM
Event End: 2/12/2018 9:00:00 PM

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