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Mapping Out Missing and Murdered Native Women: 'I Would Want My Story to Have Meaning'

The cartographer behind a new atlas project hopes it will provide an indigenous perspective of the milieu surrounding and contributing to the high rates of missing and murdered Native women and girls.

Inspired by the Cheyenne concept of “netaevananova’htsemane” (which translates to, “let us recognize ourselves again”), Annita Lucchesi is working to create a mapping tool that recognizes and honors the geographies in which missing and murdered Native women live and die.


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