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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In this webinar, we learn about the plant medicines of our historical, current, and future needs with an herbalist, seed keeper, farmer, doula, poet, and long COVID survivor, Chasity Salvador (Acoma Pueblo). Read More ››

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The STTARS Indigenous Safe Housing Center prioritizes safe housing and shelter for Indigenous survivors of gender-based violence. This document provides general statistics, practical responses and best practices in regards housing and MMIWG, along with a list of helpful resources. Read More ››


Gender Based Violence: An Overview for Tribes and TDHEs Read More ››


Gender Based Violence: Best Practices and Policy Recommendations from the Voices of Survivors Read More ››


This webinar highlights the fight for #JusticeForKaysera. Kaysera Stops Pretty Places was murdered on or near the Crow Reservation, in Big Horn County, on August 24, 2019, and four years later, her murder remains unresolved. Read More ››


In honor of Tillie Black Bear, known as the grandmother of the movement to end violence against Native women Read More ››

Fact Sheet

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), originally sponsored by Senators Biden and Hatch, was enacted in 1994 as a result of national grassroots organizing by battered women and advocates. Read More ››