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House Dems urge Phoenix hotel to remove ‘slur’ from its name

Four Arizona House Democrats penned a letter last month urging the new owner of the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Phoenix to change its offensive name.

Committee to study murders of Native women and girls to begin its work soon

Gov. Doug Ducey, lawmakers and advocates gathered on the third floor of the historic state Capitol building Tuesday morning for a ceremonial signing of a bill that creates a study committee to examine the issue of murdered and missing indigenous women and girls.

Ducey signs bill to study murders of Native women

Gov. Doug Ducey has signed into law a bill that will create a study committee to examine cases of murdered and missing indigenous women and girls.
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Bill creating committee to study murders of Native women heads to Ducey

A bill that would create a study committee to examine cases of murdered and missing indigenous women and girls won unanimous approval in the...

In Arizona, only about 1 in 3 murders of Native Americans get disclosed in...

A study released by a non-profit that examines unsolved murders has found that half of all Native American deaths in the U.S. go unreported...

Senate approves committee to study murders of Native American women

A bill aimed at shining a light on cases of murdered and missing indigenous women and girls, often referred to as MMIWG cases, won unanimous approval in the Arizona Senate Thursday.

More than 25 percent of Native women murders go unsolved in AZ

As politicians are pushing for action for missing or murdered indigenous women or girl cases, often referred to as MMIWG cases, more than 26 percent of cases of homicide involving Native women since 1976 in Arizona have gone unsolved, according to FBI crime data.

Bills aim to create committee to study violence against Native women

Data on murders of indigenous women is hard to come by, and bills proposed in the Arizona House and Senate aim to shine a light on that and more.
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