The University of Wyoming's Native American Education, Research, and Cultural Center (NAERCC) will be sponsoring a virtual event in observance of this year's National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

This event will be on May 5.

The program will be at noon. To register for the virtual event, go here.

Among the program’s speakers are as follows:

  • MMIW family advocate Cheryl Horn, an Assiniboine tribal member
  • Rep. Ruth Anna Buffalo, a Native citizen of Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara heritage
  • education consultant Lynette St. Clair, an Eastern Shoshone tribal member
  • Lynnette Grey Bull, director and founder of Not Our Native Daughters, a Northern Arapaho/Hunkpapa Lakota tribal member.

Wyoming Rep. Andrea Clifford, a Northern Arapaho/Cheyenne River Lakota tribal member, will moderate the panel discussion.

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