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 ››

Cindy Martin

My work is to support women and girls in the four areas of wellness; physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Some specific areas are food, nutrition, exercise and indigenous community health approaches. Promote the traditional health model of the Haudenosaunee, referred to as the “Reconnection Journey through the Tree Rings” – for training, advising and mentoring to help women recover, rebuild and reclaim self. 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 ››

Lesley Kabotie

A Master facilitator offering custom processes designed to help groups have meaningful dialogue or achieve consensus based decisions. Read More ››