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Rep. St. John discusses Indigenous lawmakers' efforts to investigate the high MMIW rate

This segment is from SDPB's monthly news program, South Dakota Focus.

In recent years, Indigenous lawmakers in Pierre have brought legislation to investigate the high rates of missing and murdered Indigenous people in the state. Tonight we welcome the new chair of the State-Tribal Relations Committee for what's next in this effort.

Representative Tamara St. John is a Republican from District 1 and an enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. She joins me now in the Leo P Flynn Gallery.