(Whitney Shefte/The Washington Post)
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In Alaska Native villages, little protection leaves residents at risk
The brutal murder of 13-year-old Mackenzie Howard left the residents in the remote village of Kake, Alaska, shaken. The ensuing investigation was delayed since the town did not have law enforcement. Alaska Natives say they often have to step up to provide security in rural villages where assailants have no fear of the law.
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