The disappearance & murder of Native Americans in the US is an epidemic affecting land-based tribes across the country.
In Montana, Native Americans are 5 times more likely to be reported missing than any other group in the state aje.io/9pdzf
Hanna's mother tracked down the couple who killed her and compiled the evidence to present to the police - who repeatedly brushed off her attempts to report Hanna missing aje.io/r7wms
She lay in a field for 14 hours before being found - and died two months later.
Three people were convicted but they offered no explanation of why they attacked Roylynn aje.io/r7wms
Protesters shared similar stories of others who vanished aje.io/r7wms
That is because no such database exists aje.io/r7wms
The law requires the Department of Justice to investigate missing & murdered indigenous people, oversee data collection, liaise with families & work with other state & federal agencies aje.io/cka3a
Members of the Crow are patient and want outsiders to be a partner in finding solutions to combat the epidemic aje.io/r7wms