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BP: 2020 candidates talk missing and murdered indigenous women two years after Savanna Greywind's disappearance


August 20, 2019

Democratic U.S. senator for Massachusetts and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren apologized for her past claims of Cherokee heritage at the Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum in Sioux City, Iowa on Monday, Aug. 19. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Two years after the disappearance of a Native woman from Fargo, the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women was front and center when four Democratic candidates took the stage at a first-of-its-kind presidential forum on Native issues in Sioux City.

U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) and author Marianne Williamson (D) took up tough issues facing Indian Country on Monday, Aug. 19, for the first day of the Frank LaMere Presidential Candidate Forum, among them violence against Native women.


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