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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Out of all women in Hawaii, Native Hawaiian women face the highest percentage rates of domestic violence and sex trafficking. In order to address this violence, the Pouhana O Nā Wāhine was founded. Read More ››


The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC), the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), and the Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center (AKNWRC) will host a webinar to summarize key national concerns and emerging issues for Tribal leaders and representatives to consider in advance of the 18th Annual Government-to-Government… Read More ››

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Dr. Percy Lezard engaged in an intersectional analysis of Indigeneity and gender diversity in the context of gender-based violence to share the rich history, continued resilience, and teachings of 2 Spirit people in Indigenous communities. Read More ››


This slide deck has helpful resources that address challenges that Indigenous Survivors in shelter and public housing experience when seeking safety. Read More ››


2023 National Week of Action for MMIW, Presented by Pouhana O Nā Wāhine

Mana Mauli Ola Nā Wāhine: The Strength of the Breath of Life/ Power of Healing Women Live Series

Akua Wahine Hina


2023 National Week of Action for MMIW, Presented by STTARS, Indigenous Safe Housing Center

Housing as a Mitigating Factor in MMIW