News Release

Office of New Mexico Indian Affairs Department Secretary Lynn Trujillo

New Mexico Indian Affairs Department (IAD) Cabinet Secretary Lynn Trujillo on Tuesday issued the following statement after the New Mexico Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives (MMIWR) task force met virtually with Judge Marion Buller, Chief Commissioner for the Canadian National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

“The presentation with Judge Marion Buller provided the New Mexico MMIWR task force with a perspective from the National Inquiry into MMIWG from Chief Commissioner Buller about the work that was completed, updates on where they are today, and lessons learned. We hope this consultation will provide space for dialogue and planning as the task force explores next steps. Thank you to Chief Commissioner Buller for taking the time to meet with the task force and to the Government of Canada Foreign Policy and Diplomacy Services.”

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