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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Mar 17, 2023

In this webinar, we will hear from valued Knowledge Keepers of 3 different Tribal Nations on prophecies, teachings, and stories that support their communities in regaining perspective on what actions to take during this time of great turmoil as the new world struggles to be born. Read More ››

Mar 15, 2023

During this webinar, we will discuss the importance of Indigenous Women in Leadership in ending intimate partner violence (IPV) against our Indigenous relatives. Read More ››

Feb 28, 2023

In this webinar, we will be discussing how youth advocates can address teen dating violence in Tribal communities. Read More ››

Feb 10, 2023

Indigenous youth find themselves on the streets for a multitude of reasons. The causes and consequences of life on the street usually include a troubled family life, domestic violence, physical and sexual abuse, trauma, inadequate housing, poverty, substance use, mental… Read More ››

Jan 20, 2023

This webinar considers questions key to making survivors of intimate partner violence safe: What is accountability? What about from the perspective of survivors? Who are the offenders? Who has responsibility for holding offenders accountable? What do comprehensive, culturally based offender accountability programs look like? What are the… Read More ››

Dec 23, 2022
Policy Brief

Certain federal laws, such as the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (“NAHASDA”), the Family Violence Prevention Services Act (“FVPSA”), and the Victims of Crime Act (“VOCA”), provide funding for such resources. But are these federal laws working to meet the housing and shelter… Read More ››

Dec 23, 2022
Fact Sheet

This factsheet, prepared by STTARS staff, is a basic overview of the changes to the VAWA housing provisions that were enacted as part of VAWA’s reauthorization in March of 2022. Read More ››