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January 2009

Returning Men to Honor: A Guidebook for Developing Intervention and Education Programs for Men Who Batter in Native Communities

This manual by the Minnesota-based organization Mending the Sacred Hoop is a guide for how Native communities can develop Batterer Intervention Programs from the framework that men’s violence against women is based on a belief system rooted in the dynamics of power and control.
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The Principles of Advocacy: A Guide for Sexual Assault Advocates

It addresses issues of sovereignty, confidentiality, traditional healing ways, and includes an advocacy checklist and advocate resources.
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Using Alternative Healing Ways

Healing is a very individual process. Many Native people are returning to the traditional beliefs of their ancestors for healing. This resource describes some alternative/supportive healing and recovery processes other than mainstream approaches. Examples of ceremonies that survivors can take part in for their healing and recovery are also included.