A report released by the Urban Indian Health Institute in 2018 shows that over 500 cases of missing or murdered indigenous women have been found throughout the United States – many since the year 2000. 70 women had gone missing or were murdered in Seattle and Tacoma. 6 were reported in Portland. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama interviewed Kayla Crocker of Chemanis First Nations about her journey of looking for her aunt, who had gone missing.
Each year in the United States, well over 15,000 children from birth to 19 are diagnosed with cancer. KBCS’s Kendra Hanna speaks with Kelly Forebaugh of St Baldrick’s Foundation and a mother of a cancer survivor, about how treating cancer in children is different than cancer treatment for adults.