Alecia "Lisa" Heth

Ms. Lisa Heth has worked in the field of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse for over 24 years. She has been a strong advocate for women and children on the Crow Creek and Lower Brule reservations in South Dakota and is the executive director for Wiconi Wawokiya, Inc. (Helping Families) which operates two domestic violence shelters, one on the Crow Creek reservation and the other one located in Sioux Falls, SD, a transitional housing program and a resource center and is a the founder of the Children’s Safe Place (children’s advocacy center) located adjacent to Project Safe Shelter and recently Pathfinder Center, a place of refuge for victims of human trafficking. Read More ››

Crystal A Cavalier-Keck

Crystal Cavalier is a Certified Cyber and Information Security Analyst. She is an expert in her field of Strategic Intelligence and cyber security. She has conducted training around the East Coast on Coordinated Tribal/Community Response for emergency management through disasters (natural or man-made). Read More ››

Justine Baker

The majority of women are not assaulted once. There are 22 states without dedicated shelters to victims of sex trafficking.   Read More ››

Karen Artichoker

Karen Artichoker is our featured Speaker’s Bureau member this newsletter. She has been involved in the movement to end violence against native women for thirty (30) years when she co-coordinated the first “Indian Nations: Justice for Victims of Crime” conference. Read More ››

Kelly A. Stoner

I am the Director of the Native American Legal Resource Center at OCU School of law.  I teach doctrinal courses in American Indian Law, Tribal Law, Domestic Violence and the Lawyer and the ICWA.  Read More ››

Lenny Hayes, MA

Lenny Hayes, MA, is an enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton-Oyate of the northeast corner of South Dakota. He is owner and operator of Tate Topa Consulting, LLC.  Read More ››

Lori Jump

Lori Jump, a citizen of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is the Director of the StrongHearts Native Helpline. Read More ››

Nancy Bordeaux

I currently work in the Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota area. I engage the community in a monthly training on historical complex trauma and healing.   Read More ››