PREVIEW: South Dakota Native American woman in top spot in DC

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A South Dakota woman is using her position in the federal government to shed light on crimes against Native American women.

Jeannie Hovland is commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans. She is an enrolled member of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe. Hovland is also part of the president’s task force on missing and murdered indigenous women.

Coming up in Sunday night’s Eye on KELOLAND at 10 p.m., Angela Kennecke sits down with Hovland to hear more about her mission to raise awareness and work on prevention.

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