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Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

City Inside/Out: Missing & murdered Indigenous people
City Inside/Out: Missing & murdered Indigenous people
3/11/202228:03

The research is heartbreaking - Seattle has the highest number of missing and murdered Indigenous women of any urban area in the country. Now state lawmakers have passed a bill to create the first Amber Alert type system for Indigenous people, to help raise public awareness of the crisis and to hopefully reunite families with their loved ones. 

Guests:

Rep. Debra Lekanoff, Washington State (D-40th), HB1725 Sponsor

Patricia Whitefoot, Yakama Nation Community Advocate, Washington State Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People Task Force Member

Connie Samuels, Mother of Besse Handy

Anna Bean, Puyallup Tribal Council

Annie Forsman-Adams, Washington State Attorney General's Office 

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