Resource Library

Our Resource Library includes culturally-grounded resources developed by NIWRC to support tribes, tribal programs, and advocates working on issues of violence against Native women, as well as other materials and publications from outside sources. NIWRC-produced resources may be repurposed or reproduced as long as NIWRC is cited as the source.

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Since time immemorial, Indigenous Peoples have experienced the connection between land and body. This connection has sustained many ways of life, teachings, and values. The disconnection of those relations through the removal of Indigenous Peoples from their ancestral homes and its impact on Indigenous bodies, spirituality, identity, and… Read More ››


The STTARS Toolkit for DVAM 2023 and Social Media Guide. Read More ››

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The Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) is the primary federal statute governing the development, operation, and maintenance of housing in Tribal communities. This document highlights its purpose and need for reauthorization.  Read More ››


The NIWRC policy team will be joined by Donna Brown, Executive Director of the Wabanaki Women’s Coalition (WWC) as she shares reflections of this year’s WWC Survivors’ Retreat and discusses the process of creating such an event within your community. The WWC Survivors’ Retreat is an event hosted every year by the Wabanaki Women’s Coalition in… Read More ››


Indigenous advocacy leadership to end intimate partner violence is reaffirmed during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Indigenous cultures recognize the power, leadership, and expertise of women. Read More ››

Fact Sheet

From Administration for Children and Families, a fact sheet of resources to help you find, maintain, and pay for housing in your community. Read More ››


Known as the Grandmother of the movement to end violence against Indigenous women, Tillie Black Bear (Sicangu Lakota) was the first Indigenous woman to testify before Congress to bring awareness to the disproportionate rates of violence Indigenous women face. Read More ››