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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW): An Overview and Action

Class Details

In this presentation, we will discuss the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. We will discuss an historical perspective and current challenges in reporting and jurisdiction. We will also discuss opportunities for ally ship and advocacy with legislation. The outcome of this presentation will lead to more informed librarians and better community advocates.

Guest Speaker:
Marisa Miakonda Cummings
Director of Native Student Services
The University of South Dakota

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Region/Office: National
Oct 23, 2019
11:00AM - 12:00PM CT
Rachel Gatewood, All of Us Instructional Designer

Class Overview

KernelOfKnowledge_0.pngThe Kernel of Knowledge is an expert-speaker webinar series from the Greater Midwest Region which provides one-hour sessions on topics of interest to Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) members throughout the year. Sessions are scheduled on an ongoing basis, check back often for upcoming presentations! All Kernel of Knowledge sessions are eligible for 1.0 contact hour of Medical Library Association continuing education credit.

Webinars from this series are recorded. Recordings can be found on the main page for this series or on our YouTube channel