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Indigenous Healing – Mind, Body, Spirit

Understanding the mind body spirit connection, using its power and accessing its’ benefits is the basis of holistic healing.  The concept of mind body spirit has been rooted in the culture and traditions of Indigenous peoples for thousands of years and is central to our belief and healing systems. Our healing systems and cultural practices took advantage of the power of belief or mind over body.

Women Are Sacred: Our Grandmothers' Stories and the Movement to Bring_Safety to Native Nations

Native women have been leaders among their peoples since time immemorial, maintaining community wellness and teaching cultural values and life-ways for thousands of years. Today’s Native women are no exception—when we work to create positive strides in the health, wellbeing, and sovereignty of our Nations, we walk in the footsteps of our grandmothers who came before us.

Updates on International Advocacy to Restore Safety for Indigenous Women - TDVSAC webinar

While advocacy on the domestic level is vital, violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women also has implications in the international arena. Violence against women is a pervasive human rights violation and the situation indigenous women face is particularly dire. International experts have found that indigenous women often suffer disproportionate and multiple forms of violence and higher rates of murder than other women. Advocacy at the international level can complement and strengthen advocacy efforts on the domestic level.

Addressing Tribal Victims of Crime, May 26, 2016 - TDVSAC webinar

The National Congress of American Indians Task Force on Violence Against Women will provide an update on efforts to remove barriers preventing American Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages from accessing the Crime Victim Fund. Unlike state and territorial governments, tribal governments do not receive an annual allocation from the Crime Victims Fund to help crime victims in their communities. American Indians and Alaska Natives experience the highest crime victimization rates in the country.

Hopi Sexual Assault Tele-Nursing Project: Enhancing Safety for Victims of Sexual Violence

Sexual assault is a significant issue in tribal communities. In its immediate aftermath, victims deserve access to Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) specifically trained to provide expert forensic nursing care that is victim-centered and compassionate. In 2013 the Hopi Health Care Center (HHCC) developed a SANE program following the American Indian/Alaska Native SANE-SART 2010 Initiative. Simultaneously, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health received federal funding to develop a National Tele-nursing Center (NTC).

Restoration of Family Values and Healthy Community Characteristics

In Native cultures, Native peoples had non-violent life ways based on an understanding of the natural world, viewing health through the traditional concepts of balance and sense of well-being. This webinar will discuss how restoring traditional family values can support positive social change and healthy community characteristics where Native families can exist in a web of relationships, each equal in importance and value.

Presented by Theda New Breast, MPH, Native Wellness Institute

 

Understanding Trauma and Mental Health in the Context of Domestic Violence Advocacy

Experiencing Domestic Violence and other multiple forms of abuse and oppression affects how we think and feel and sets the basis for our relationships with family, friends, community and service providers.  This webinar will provide a holistic and integrated framework for responding to trauma and mental health in the context of domestic violence.   It will look at the critical role of trauma-informed care in supporting healing and resiliency, both individual and community; and how a trauma-informed approach can strengthen and enhance advocacy work by increasing understanding of the psycholo

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