May 5th- National Day of Awareness for Missing & Murdered Native Women and Girls

May 5th- National Day of Awareness for Missing & Murdered Native Women and Girls

May 5th is a National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls

Flashback May 2019
Signing of HB 2625 with Oregon Rep. Chief Sponsor Tawna Sanchez, Governor Brown, the Oregon Tribes, the State Police, and Women Rights Representatives.
*Photo by Taylor Tupper, Klamath News- May 2019.

HB 2625 Bill  

Oregon HB 2625 is related to missing Native American women; and declaring an emergency.

Summary:

Directs Department of State Police to study how to increase and improve criminal justice resources relating to missing and murdered Native American women in Oregon and report to appropriate committee or interim committee of Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2020

Klamath Tribal Chairman Gentry, Taylor Tupper, Rep. Tawna Sanchez, and the late Tribal Elder, Rayson Tupper at the HB2625 signing ceremony May 2019.

Each Oregon Tribe received their own signed copy of HB2625- Oregon Law and a Governor’s Pen.

*The Klamath Tribes copy is located in the Government Offices at Tribal Headquarters 501 Chiloquin Blvd.