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With 23 death investigations since 2013, Alaska Native women face heightened threats of violence


November 5, 2018

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - It is Alaska's dark, open secret. Alaska Native women are far more likely to be sexually assaulted per capita than any other race in the state, and also face heightened threats from domestic and other violence.

As part of an ongoing series about violence against Alaska Native women, Channel 2 requested the names, places and dates of every Native woman killed in the state from the Department of Public Safety.


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