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Colorado Artists and Activists Unite to Advocate for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

United with graphic designer Raven Payment (Ojibwe and Kanienkehaka), a US Navy veteran and descendant of four generations of survivors of Indian Boarding Schools, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) Rural and Indigenous Program Manager Gina Lopez (Ute Mountain Ute Tribe), and many other grassroots advocates, Danielle SeeWalker began talks with Senator Danielson to draft a bill geared toward the MMIR crisis. Lopez explained, “The truth is, we really don’t know the extent of MMIR in Colorado. We need to start taking intentional steps toward understanding the issue(s) and working on collaborative approaches to capture the must-needed data.”

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