NATIONAL VS. NATIVE MISSING YOUTH

Thanks to many dedicated organizations such as the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC), we have relatively accurate statistics and figures concerning missing and abducted children. However, Native youth are disturbingly underrepresented in these statistics, even though we can safely assume the number is much higher. This resource compares non-Native and Native missing child figures side-by-side to show just how often missing Native children don’t get properly reported, and hopefully to inspire the creation of a centralized reporting system specifically for these missing children.