New unit launched at Interior to investigate cases of missing and murdered indigenous people

American Indian red hand over mouth protest of murdered and missing Indigenous women
A participant in the Greater Than Fear Rally & March in Rochester Minnesota. The rally & march were held in response to President Trump's Rally at the Mayo Civic Center in downtown Rochester Oct. 2018. Credit: Lorie Shaull |Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0

The U.S. Department of the Interior is creating a new unit to lead and help coordinate investigations into the ongoing crisis of murdered and missing American Indian and Alaska Native people.