DNC on Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day
May 5, 2023
DNC Chair Jaime Harrison and DNC Native Caucus Chair Clara Pratte issued the following joint statement on Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day:
“On Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day, we acknowledge the crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous people, and reflect on the generations of Indigenous persons who have been forced to face the devastating reality of the murder or disappearance of a loved one.
“As we continue working together to address the tragedy of the alarming rates of missing and murdered Indigenous people in this country, Democrats remain committed to taking action to ensure the safety of our Indigenous communities and find justice for those lost.”