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December 18, 2020 Nearly 6,000 Indigenous women and girls are reported missing or murdered each year in the United States. The bodies of many are never identified. This is due in part to an outdated database used by forensic professionals. Correspondent Gwyneth Doland talks to UNM professor Heather Edgar, who has been working with Native tribes and experts to find a respectful, high-tech solution. 

Correspondent: Gwyneth Doland 

Heather Edgar, forensic anthropologist and associate professor of anthropology, University of New Mexico