MMIW Cases

Sovereign Bodies Institute filed this request with the Bureau of Prisons of the United States of America.
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From: Sovereign Bodies Institute

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Data on all cases of deaths in custody involving an Alaska Native/American Indian woman or girl victim within your jurisdiction(s). For the purposes of this request, "Alaska Native/American Indian" is defined as any individual who was identified as a member of an Alaska Native or American Indian community or as having Alaska Native/American Indian heritage. "Woman or girl" includes all victims identified as females, as well as transgender women.

This request is for basic information on cases as classified above. Such information may include but is not limited to inmate name, location and date of death, age of inmate, cause of death.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Annita Lucchesi

From: Bureau of Prisons

Request number 2018-05951

From: Bureau of Prisons

Request number 2018-05951