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As an advocate of a tribal community, I work with many victims of both sexual assault and domestic violence. I assist with a group of young ladies who are trying to cope with being assaulted by a loved one...
Olivia Solomon
11/19/2008
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We met with reps from the FBI and U.S. Attorney's Office last week to "fact find" about cases that are falling between the "Cracks" in Indian country in WA State. One of...
Dee Koester
11/19/2008
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bubar
11/19/2008
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Celia Ganey
11/19/2008
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How can we unify a tribal community after an instance where one member sexually assaults another member of the tribe?
P davies
11/19/2008
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mona m
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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What are your favorite sexual violence prevention campaigns in Native communities? And who are your favorite Native men who take leadership on preventing men's sexual violence against women? benazeman@ho...
B AthertonZeman
11/19/2008
arrow icon I have had the honor to work with Marlin Mousseau - thanks f...
B AthertonZeman
11/20/2008
arrow icon Marlin Mousseau has been out there for a while. Clayton Smal...
bubar
11/19/2008
arrow icon There are many! Marlin Mousseau and George Twiss immediately...
Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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Appreciate any thoughts on the correlation of residual colonization effects and the change in native violence tendency/ especially in relation to our family authority, tribal jurisdiction and white dominan...
mona m
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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Amnesty International released a report in April of last year that indicated roughly 86% of reported rapes and other sexual assaults against indigenous women were committed by non-indian men. Is this accur...
Kelli
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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I am a student researcher (African American & Cherokee&Blackfoot) interested in working with American Indian mothers and adolescents impacted by domestic violence. I plan to work with triba...
Julii
11/19/2008
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bubar
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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How do we implement three strikes penalty enhancement for sexual assault/domestic violence convictions in Indian Country? What do you do about repeat offenders and closet offenders who are family members w...
Nikki Finkbonne
11/19/2008
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Nikki Finkbonne
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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What would you suggest to improve working relationships with tribal law enforcement who are charged with investigating sexual violence cases? Over half of our cases come from tribal lands, and we find th...
CAC
11/19/2008
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bubar
11/19/2008
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I've just returned from the Yukon Territory in Canada - young Native women (called First Nations women there) often have no cars. They hitch rides from adult men, who routinely expect oral sex in return. ...
B AthertonZeman
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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Hello. I am a senior at California State University, Fresno, in the Criminology Department, with an option in Victimology. I am interested in hearing about what you feel are the biggest obstacles victim ...
Amanda Bradley
11/19/2008
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Dr. Saneta Maik
12/04/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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Amanda
11/19/2008
arrow icon Advice for new non-Native advocates: 1. Attend trainings of...
Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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bubar
11/19/2008
arrow icon Question #3:Important considerations when trying to providin...
Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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What type of impact do the differences in the Native American Culture have in regard to requesting and receiving Victim Assistance benefits?
Josh Rowlett
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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What studies, if any, have been conducted on the problem of sexual abuse by spiritual leaders/traditional healers? How can we encourage victims in these cases to report the sexual abuse and expose this iss...
Faith
11/19/2008
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bubar
11/19/2008
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Angie B.
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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I've had 5 sexual assaults last year bet. ages 14-24. Because all involved alcohol, the Federal & Local authorities say they don't have enough evidence to file charges. As of this date only one is sti...
Bernie LaSarte
11/19/2008
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LJBC
02/06/2009
arrow icon We know that in a high percentage of cases involving violent...
bubar
11/19/2008
arrow icon Are you working on a reservation? I believe that one possib...
Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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How can we as victim advocates approach sexual assault/rape education in communities to focus on the men; instead of teaching women to be safer and take precautions, teaching men to not rape?
Renee Ironhawk
11/19/2008
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renee ih
12/01/2008
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Cecelia
11/19/2008
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bubar
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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It is sometimes difficult to empower those victims who live on the Indian reservations due to lack of resources or lack of transportation to get to the resources in another town. How do you suggest giving ...
Tracy
11/19/2008
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bubar
11/19/2008
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Sarah Deer
11/19/2008
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OVCRC
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