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StrongHearts Native Helpline
Abuse is not okay and it’s not okay to live in fear.
redwoodsstoutgrove
Victims should never blame themselves. You are not responsible for the abusive behavior.
crowtribe
The nation’s highest court has unanimously sided with tribal sovereignty in one of two Indian law cases on the docket.
mmiwreddress
“The violence perpetrated against Indigenous women and girls is an epidemic that requires our attention and urgent action,” said Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona), Chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources.
nomorestolensisters
The issues surrounding missing and murdered Native women must continue to be brought into the public’s awareness to increase accountability of social, political, economic, and government systems and responses.
strongheartsnativehelpline
Our ancestors endured genocide and assimilation for more than five centuries.
nafoa
NAFOA is committed to uplifting our community and Indian Country.
muscogeecreeknation
With change coming at the highest levels of government, tribal and federal officials are working to ensure the crisis of missing and murdered loved ones in Indian Country remains a priority.
supremecourt
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.
The crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous women, children, and Two Spirits has had significant impacts on Indigenous communities.
supremecourt
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.
domesticviolenceisnottraditional
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.
mmiw
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.