NM MMIWR Clearinghouse
Each header has a brief description of what the documents are and how the task force utilized them.
- NM MMIWR Task Force 2020 Report
- Reports from Southwest Indian Law Clinic of the UNM School of Law and Harvard University
- MMIWR Surveys
- Public Task Force Meetings Transcripts and Agendas
- Report Goals & Objectives
- Project Timeline
- Task Force IPRA Request (Inspection of Public Records Act)
- Data Gathering Plan
- Definitions Guide
- Video Recordings
New Mexico Missing Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives Task Force Report published December 2020. The first report published by the NM MMIWR Task Force. The task force spent 13 months collecting information and data unique to the state of New Mexico and tribal communities in order to complete this final report.
Major sections of the report; Defining Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives (MMIWR), Background and Contextual Considerations for Indian Country, Preliminary Results from Data Analysis, Task Force Recommendations, Appendices.
The Southwest Indian Law Clinic conducted independent studies of laws and crime that affect MMIW cases and investigations in New Mexico. The reports were used as contributing information for the published final report of the MMIWR Task Force.
Harvard University students from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government: Nation Building II Spring 2021 course assisted the task force by providing a report which includes; strategic planning, prioritizing report recommendations, receiving community feedback, and next steps for the state in this work.
Surveying tribal law enforcement, service providers, and survivors and families, was outlined as a goal of the task force. These are samples of the surveys created by the task force. Each NM tribe and the NM Indian Affairs Department was requested to enter into a data-sharing agreement in order to collect data and feedback from tribal members and tribal service providers.
The MMIWR Task Force held public meetings that were transcribed. Meeting transcripts and agendas were documented for reference in the final report.
First meeting 11/8/2019 at CNM Albuquerque, NM
Second meeting 12/12/2019 First United Methodist Church Gallup, NM
Third meeting 2/21/2020 Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Albuquerque, NM
Fourth meeting 3/27/2020 Zoom meeting
Fifth meeting 4/8/2020 Zoom meeting
Sixth meeting 10/8/2020 Zoom meeting
Seventh meeting 5/5/2021 Zoom meeting
Eighth meeting 6/25/2021 Zoom meeting
Ninth meeting 7/29/2021 Zoom meeting
Tenth meeting 8/31/2021 Zoom meeting
Goals and objectives that were outlined by the MMIWR Task Force members.
An estimated timeline of projects that contributed to the work of the MMIWR Task Force.
The IPRA request that the task force submitted to law enforcement agencies and offices in efforts to collect data throughout the state of New Mexico.
This document serves to outline the data gathering plan to meet the research goals and objectives for the final report.
This document provides acronyms and terms that were defined in order to develop a shared vision and vocabulary for describing and addressing the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women.