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Tribal Digest – Issue 277

December 10, 2021

EOP: Improving Public Safety and Criminal Justice for Native Americans and Addressing the Crisis of Missing or Murdered Indigenous People

Executive Order directing the Attorney General, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Secretary of the Interior, and other leaders of executive department agencies, to take a series of actions in consultation with tribal governments and communities to address issues around violence against Native Americans, including missing or murdered Indigenous people. Among other things, this executive order directs the Secretary of HHS to develop a comprehensive plan to support prevention efforts that reduce risk factors for victimization of Native Americans and increase protective factors, including by enhancing the delivery of services for Native American victims and survivors, their families, and advocates.

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