A new office dedicated to investigating cold cases involving missing and murdered Indigenous peoples is operational in Minnesota. Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt was in Bloomington Monday to share details about the office, which he says has a goal of…

“Making the additional effort to bring closure to families, delivering justice on victims by doing what we can to combat the terrible reality that we know exists.”

President Trump’s daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump was on hand for the announcement said that more than four in five American Indian and Alaska Native adults experience some form of violence in their lifetimes–with homicide being one of the leading causes of death on tribal lands.