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Ep. 179 Yakama MMIW: The Murdered, Unsolved

Updated: Mar 4

In today’s episode, we’ll discuss some of the confirmed murders from Yakama Nation. As you can imagine the list is far too long, so this episode will be solely focused on the unsolved murders. In future episodes, we’ll discuss the solved murders and the remaining cases that are far too robust and require their own episode. 

Episode Host: Alisha Holland

Anna Mae Comenout, photo from Valley Hills Funeral Home

Minnie Rainbow Andy, Photo from Yakima Herald
Parker Doe, photo from Stories of the

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