'Missing from the Circle' website launches
Join Walt Lamar on Native America Caling to discuss Missing from the Circle.

"Missing from the Circle," a new website dedicated to missing or unidentified American Indians, debuts this week by highlighting the disappearance of Kent Jacobs, a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Jacobs, 42, who is mentally disabled and needs medication, was last seen on March 10, 2002. He was on his way to a family member's residence but never made it.

Missing from the Circle is a project of Lamar Associates, a law enforcement consulting firm. The founding partner is Walt Lamar, the former head of law enforcement services for the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

In addition to missing persons' cases, Lamar plans to highlight cases in which remains of Indian people are unidentified. He compared these cases to the repatriation of ancestors from scientific and educational institutions.

Get the Story:
'Missing From the Circle' launches on fifth anniversary of Jacobs disappearance (Indian Country Today 3/9)

Relevant Links:
Missing from the Circle - missingfromthecircle.webexone.com
Lamar Associates - http://www.lamarassociates.net

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