May 13, 2022

Yurok Tribe seeks solutions to missing and murdered Indigenous women crisis

Emmilee Risling’s disappearance from the Yurok Reservation in Humboldt County has galvanized members of her tribe into action on the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous women.
Yurok Tribal Chairman Joe James issued an emergency declaration to raise awareness, not just about Risling’s case, but about the nationwide crisis.
“One of the things that we’ve told our tribal courts, our law enforcement, our staff, is that it’s all hands on deck,” James said at a rally for missing and murdered Indig...