Conference focuses on crime victims on reservations in Wyoming
Tribal, state and federal officials are meeting in Wyoming to focus on violence in Indian Country.

The eighth annual Wind River Native American Conference is hosted by theEastern Shoshone Tribe, the Northern Arapaho Tribe, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Wyoming and the Office for Victims of Crime. This year's theme is “Healing Generations … Walking Together.”

“I can tell you that we never thought it would touch our lives,” said state Rep. Kathy Davison (R), whose daughter was killed in a domestic violence incident, The Casper Star-Tribune reported. “But it did.”

The conference runs through Friday.

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Domestic violence initiative kicks off Indian crime conference (The Casper Star-Tribune 8/5)