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Justice for Kozee / MMIW
The loss of an Indigenous woman’s life is all too familiar in our communities.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Violence against Indigenous women is preventable and will end when Indian Nations have the full authority of self-government.
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You are the best person to judge your safety.
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When we say, “domestic violence is not traditional,” it is to remind Native Americans of a time before colonization.
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Abuse can happen to anyone.
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Abuse is not okay and it’s not okay to live in fear.
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Victims should never blame themselves. You are not responsible for the abusive behavior.
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Your body. Your sovereignty. Your decision.
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While we know using alcohol can strain a relationship, it is not the cause of domestic violence.
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Although StrongHearts Native Helpline does not have an established volunteer program at this time, there are many ways to help.
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In recognition of Native American leadership in the field of domestic and sexual violence, StrongHearts Native Helpline is presenting a series of columns featuring individuals making a difference in Indian Country.
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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.
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Every October during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, advocates and communities across Indian Country and the United States rally together to honor survivors of domestic violence and support abuse prevention.
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Having lived through genocide and horrific suffering, the aftermath of European contact and colonization continues to not only haunt Native Americans, it wreaks havoc in their everyday lives.
When StrongHearts Native Helpline was formed, the organization underwent a process to choose a Native American logo that could represent the virtues of strength, resilience, empathy and protection.