For most survivors of sexual and domestic violence housing is an immediate and necessary need. For American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors the need is no different – but the additional barriers and complexities can sometimes feel insurmountable. In this webinar, presenters discuss American history’s impact in American Indian and Alaska Native housing instability and the findings from a group of experts from Indian country who work in the fields of gender-based violence and housing.
This webinar highlights the findings of two recent reports: Colonization, Homelessness, and the Prostitution and Sex Trafficking of Native Women and National Workgroup on Safe Housing for American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Lessons Learned.
- Fact Sheet: The Violence Against Women Act, 1994-2013 by NIWRC
- Fact Sheet: Family Violence Prevention and Services Act by NIWRC
- Fact Sheet: The Victims of Crime Act by NIWRC
- Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Sex Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota by the Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition and Prostitution Research & Education (PRE)
- Research Policy Update: Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women by the National Congress of American Indians
- Housing Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives in Tribal Areas: A Report from the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
- Strategies to Restore Justice for Sex Trafficked Native Women by Christine Stark
- Best Practices for American Indian and Alaska Native Data Collection by the Urban Indian Health Institute