The Isolation of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Efforts (Part One)

Part One Rallies, walks, task forces, songs and billboards, conventions and commissions across the the US and Canada have convened to bring attention to missing and murdered indigenous women and children but the refrain, "What are you talking about?" remains common outside indigenous communities.  It's still out of sight, out of mind; mirroring the intention … Continue reading The Isolation of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Efforts (Part One)

The Gila River Monster, the Cowesses council member, the Wich-itan and the $50,000 Bullet

Three men representing three Nations across two countries. Gentlemen, did you really think you were operating unseen? Did you think those you claim to revere in public would approve of your behavior in private? Did you really think you could weaponize the medicine to protect yourselves, your 'product', and it's flow?  Did it not occur … Continue reading The Gila River Monster, the Cowesses council member, the Wich-itan and the $50,000 Bullet

Off-line Recruiting Centers for The Fuckery

It is easy for many to keep the idea of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women as isolated; part of their world and, therefore, not our problem. They are sorely mistaken. While indigenous women and girls across the Americas are targeted victims for The Fuckery, they are not the only vulnerable ones that are potential prey.  … Continue reading Off-line Recruiting Centers for The Fuckery

Buried Bodies and Buried Truths

Enforced disappearances.  Disappearances of Indigenous women and children from the Americas that are aided and abetted by local, tribal and federal law enforcement agencies across the continent, by those in the highest reaches of the United States and other militaries, private industry, local, state and federal houses of legislature, and government-owned multimillion dollar enterprises. All … Continue reading Buried Bodies and Buried Truths

Calls for Data and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

In a recent news article about the State of New Mexico's MMIW Task Force,  there were the repeated calls for more data. Most striking were these words from Mescalero President Aguilar: “Only through task forces like this one, where we can build relationships and share ideas, can we overcome the hurdles that have long stymied … Continue reading Calls for Data and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Global Links to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The international reach of The Fuckery's movement of disappeared indigenous women from North America goes beyond gaming institutions. It involves the diplomatic corps of the United States, Russia, Japan, China and Kyrgyzstan in the United States, Russia, Japan, China, Morocco, Germany and more.  It involves multinational resort and hotel brands that span the globe and … Continue reading Global Links to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Human Trafficking Is Not Traditional, Except When It Is

One of the myths about human trafficking is that it's not traditional. However, the phenomenon of human trafficking, particularly that of children and women from Indian Country, is entwined in the histories of indigenous peoples all over, including those in North America. That we've put them 'out of sight, out of mind' physically, educationally, and … Continue reading Human Trafficking Is Not Traditional, Except When It Is