Tag Archives: National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

Seattle Is U.S. City with the Most Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women

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VAWA Reauthorization 2018

The Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Bill has been introduced today in the House by Representative Sheila Jackson Lee. Full text of bill available Final–VAWA 2018 copy Press Release from Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee here In addition, the National Indigenous … Continue reading

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End Trafficking of Native Americans Act

Press release here Full text of the bill End Trafficking of Native Americans Act of 2018 U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today introduced the End Trafficking of Native Americans … Continue reading

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Statement on the First National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls

Statement from the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center,  Link Here The current reports of abduction and murder of American Indian women and girls are alarming and represent one of the most severe aspects of the spectrum of violence committed against … Continue reading

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Webinar: Working in Tribal Communities to Protect Victims and Communities from Firearms in DV Cases

May 22, 2017 – 11:00am PT, 12:00pm MT, 1:00pm CT, 2:00pm ET Tribal communities face a variety of unique obstacles to removing firearms from individuals who are prohibited from having them due to civil protection orders (CPOs) or criminal convictions … Continue reading

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Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Toward Empowerment – Event

Link to the announcement here TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER: Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Towards Empowerment SAVE THE DATE Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:30 a.m. Salvation Army 221 E 52nd St. (Downstairs Room) New York, NY 10022 … Continue reading

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Congressional Resolution Aimed at Creating Awareness on Missing and Murdered American Indian and Alaska Native Women

Press release available press-release-hill-briefing-2_16_17 From the press release: “Indigenous women go missing twice—once in real life and a second time in the news” said Amanda Takes War Bonnet, Public Education Specialist of the Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains.  … Continue reading

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NIWRC Hiring Native Affairs Senior Advisor for StrongHearts Helpline

Download(PDF): NIWRC-StrongHearts Senior Advisor The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, Inc. (NIWRC) is a Native nonprofit organization that was created specifically to serve as the National Indian Resource Center (NIRC) Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women. Under this grant … Continue reading

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National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center is Hiring for New Native Helpline

The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC) in partnership with the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH), is excited to announce that the StrongHearts Native Helpline, to be staffed by Native advocates, is scheduled to launch on January 4, 2017. The goal of the … Continue reading

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Indigenous Women’s Movements to End Violence Against American Indian, Alaska Native, and Aboriginal Women

The Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center, Indian Law Resource Center, National Congress of American Indians, National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, and Native Women’s Association of Canada are co-sponsoring an event to  be held during the NGO-Forum of the Commission on … Continue reading

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