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The Final Report on the Canadian Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Report here. “Reclaiming Power and Place The National Inquiry’s Final Report reveals that persistent and deliberate human and Indigenous rights violations and abuses are the root cause behind Canada’s staggering rates of violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people. … Continue reading

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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Report Released

From the Urban Indian Health Institute: We released a report today on the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in urban areas. This first-of-its-kind report aims to provide a comprehensive snapshot of the MMIWG crisis in urban … 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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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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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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New Website – Sex Trafficking Resources for Tribal Coalitions

A new website is now available with the express purpose of providing sex trafficking information and resources for tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions. The link to the site is here. From the site: This website was created to … Continue reading

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HuffPo on 13 Issues Facing Native Peoples Beyond Mascots & Casinos

Here’s the article by Julian Brave NoiseCat. Thanks to E.E. for the link.

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Opening Session of the UCLA Law Review Symposium, Examining the Roots of Human Trafficking and Exploitation

For the first time at a conference that doesn’t focus only on Indigenous issues, the Indigenous panel went first. The opening session was titled The Roots of Violence: Indigenous Perspectives on Trafficking, Exploitation & Law Pictured: Julian Aguon, Christine Stark, … Continue reading

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