FBI offers $ 10,000 reward for information on missing Native American woman
His disappearance is under investigation by the FBI Seattle field office and the Tulalip Tribal Police.
“He said she had been gone for a few weeks and normally hasn’t been gone that long,” his sister, Gerry Davis, told KING 5.
A crisis of missing Native American women
This, they say, has forced them to highlight their cases through social media campaigns, marches and protests, such as the annual March of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples.
But the existing data is not complete, advocates say.
Annita Lucchesi, descendant of the Cheyenne tribe and executive director of the Sovereign Bodies Institute research group, has documented cases of disappearances and murders in recent years.
“The new MMU unit will provide the resources and leadership to prioritize these cases and coordinate resources to hold people accountable, keep our communities safe and ensure family closures,” she added.
CNN’s Nicole Chavez contributed to this report.