Our missing and murdered Indigenous relatives deserve attention and resources (September 30, 2021)The loss of an Indigenous woman’s life is all too familiar in our communities.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (September 30, 2021)Violence against Indigenous women is preventable and will end when Indian Nations have the full authority of self-government.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Keeping yourself safe from violence (August 30, 2021)You are the best person to judge your safety.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Domestic violence impacts our Native youth (August 18, 2021)When we say, “domestic violence is not traditional,” it is to remind Native Americans of a time before colonization.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Myths about the ‘perfect’ victim (June 18, 2021)Abuse is not okay and it’s not okay to live in fear.
Diane Pavlat: Recovering from gaslighting takes time (June 4, 2021)Victims should never blame themselves. You are not responsible for the abusive behavior.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (May 3, 2021)NAFOA is committed to uplifting our community and Indian Country.
Supreme Court accepts first Indian law case in new conservative era (November 23, 2020)For the second time in as many years, the U.S. Supreme Court will be taking up a case that impacts the treaty rights of the Crow Tribe.
Supreme Court opens new session amid COVID-19 and controversy (October 6, 2020)Amid growing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court opened its latest term as Republicans remain intent on confirming a conservative judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the nation’s highest judicial body.
Native Advocacy Organizations: Domestic violence is not traditional (October 1, 2020)Colonization imposes and promotes the domination and ownership of Native women by men, as reflected in the increasing rates of violence against Native women since first contact.
Cronkite News: Congress takes action for missing and murdered in Indian Country (September 28, 2020)Native American advocates and victim’s families have worked for years to draw attention to Indian Country’s epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
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