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Where Is the Justice for Native Women?

Where Is the Justice for Native Women?

“What would have happened if she were Native?”
As a longtime advocate for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, NHBP Tribal Council Secretary Nancy Smit couldn’t help but reflect on the frenzied media attention and persistent search efforts in the tragic Gabby Petito case comparative to the thousands of unsolved MMIW cases across the United States.

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Domestic Violence Month: Honoring Indigenous Survivors

Domestic Violence Month: Honoring Indigenous Survivors

“Even in thought, women are to be respected.”These sage words from Native activist and leader Tillie Black Bear of the Sicangu Lakota, known as the Grandmother of the Battered Women’s Movement, emphasize the deep reverence for women ingrained within Native American...

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No More Stolen Sisters

No More Stolen Sisters

HONORING MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS The numbers are staggering. Native American women and girls are being stolen and harmed at alarming rates. Murder is the third-leading cause of death among American Indian/Alaska Native women, with the majority...

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