Her disappearance is being investigated by the FBI’s Seattle Field Office and the Tulalip Tribal Police.
“He said that she has been gone for a couple of weeks and that she is not normally gone that long,” her sister, Gerry Davis, told KING 5.
A crisis of missing Native American women
That, they say, has forced them to highlight their cases through social media campaigns, marches and protests, such as the annual Missing and Murdered Indigenous People’s March.
But the existing data is not comprehensive, advocates say.
Annita Lucchesi, a descendant of the Cheyenne tribe and executive director of the research group Sovereign Bodies Institute, has been tabulating missing and murdered cases for the past few years.
“The new MMU unit will provide the resources and leadership to prioritize these cases and coordinate resources to hold people accountable, keep our communities safe, and provide closure for families,” she added.
CNN’s Nicole Chavez contributed to this report.