Indigenous and Native American Populations

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Breaking Down Barriers for Indigenous Women Across South Carolina Who Experience Sexual Violence (Webinar Recording)

This webinar was recorded on 10/15/2021 with speaker Cristine Davidson.Please join SCCADVASA and Cristine Davidson with the Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition to learn more about the impact of gender based violence on South Carolina’s Native women, families, and communities.Together, we will explore:Tribal history, identity, and cultural continuityThe real-time impact of ...

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Indigenous Women's Alliance of South Carolina

Click on the resource to go to the Twitter page of the Indigenous Women's Alliance of South Carolina. The Alliance exists to recognize, unify, and provide support and empowerment to all women of Indigenous origin residing in SC and is a subcommittee of the South Carolina Indian Affairs Commission.

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National Indigenous Women's Resource Center

Click on the resource to go the website for NIWRC, which provides national leadership in ending gender-based violence in tribal communities by lifting up the collective voices of grassroots advocates and offering culturally grounded resources, technical assistance and training, and policy development to strengthen tribal sovereignty.

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Fact Sheet: Violence Against American Indian & Alaska Native Communities

Click on the resource to download a fact sheet on the high rates of homicide against American Indian and Alaska Native People. This resource is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

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Culturally Relevant Services for Tribal Communities and Communities of Color

Click on the resource to download a summary of a roundtable discussion about the effectiveness of culturally specific services provided to sexual assault survivors. This resource was created by the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative and co-created by the National Organization of Asians and Pacific Islanders Ending Sexual Violence and the Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition.

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Understanding Disabilities in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

Click on the resource to download a Toolkit with information about disabilities, Indian tribes, and relevant resources. You will also find suggestions for improving services, providing protections, and tapping resources in local tribal communities for people with disabilities. This resource is provided by the National Council on Disability.

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