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I am really interested in hearing your particular (general or specific) ways that the mainstream LGB or just the trans/gender non-conforming community efforts could better support and include the two-spiri...
Davis Anderson
11/16/2016
arrow icon 1 of 2 response - Many cultural traditions and practices of ...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon 2 of 2 response - This work is a (re)positioning of ‘Two-Spi...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon I think first and foremost, acknowledge that our ways and pe...
Harlan
11/16/2016
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Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics with your colleagues on ...
OVCRC
11/16/2016
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Training and Technical Assistance can be provided by the Southwest Indigenous Women's Coalition LGBT Advisory Council - contact information at www.swiwc.org. SWIWC is funded by the Office of Victims of C...
Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
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Broad TWO-SPIRIT tech. assit is available through the Tribal TTA Center for all federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native tribes. There are several types of Broad TTA. http://www.samhsa.gov...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon The Tribal TTA Center conducts monthly learning communities ...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon Technical Assistance Broad TA is conducted via site visits,...
Harlan
11/16/2016
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A great conference to attend is the 15th Annual Indian Nations Conference Justice for Victims of Crime on December 8-10, 2016 in California. There will be an all-day Pre-Conference Institute on December 7,...
Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
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Some great resources for LGBT Victimization include: National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs 24-Hour Hotline 212-714-1141 www.avp.org GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project 24-Hour DV Hotline: 800-83...
Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
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Two-Spirit lens - my comments are all narrowly focused on Two-Spirit individuals and communities.
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon PLEASE READ FROM THE BOTTOM TO THE TOP TO THE POST.
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon As a result this positioning/framing the Two-Spirit becomes ...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon More specifically, non-Native LGBT activists and community o...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon Many Non-Native LGBT/Queer activists and community organizer...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon LGBTQ are western constructs and concepts. The concept and t...
Harlan
11/16/2016
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We know that many crimes go unreported, particularly if members of the community don't feel accepted, how can we do a better job to make all victims feel safe to report?
Jessica
11/16/2016
arrow icon Some more issues to assist include: Educate Services and Law...
Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
arrow icon I think the best way is thru education. In 2014, I was invit...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon Working with the local and tribal law enforcement is key as ...
Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
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What do you recommend we can do to help schools address bullying of students?
janna
11/16/2016
arrow icon I think raising the awareness around bullying is important t...
Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
arrow icon Additionally, Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) - w...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon Here are some (Canadian) resources that are 2S inclusive and...
Harlan
11/16/2016
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Elton, what advice would you give to someone on how to open up about victimization when they feel a sense of self-blame?
anon
11/16/2016
arrow icon The toolkit that I shared explores this conversation within ...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon Here's an incredible toolkit that explores the intersection ...
Harlan
11/16/2016
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Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
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Hi Elton! Can you please suggest resources for a high school based to spirit group? Are you aware of any existing curriculsfor this age group?
Eidell Wasserma
11/16/2016
arrow icon Here are some (Canadian) resources to begin (and support) wo...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon There is a new media website by the Northwest Portland India...
Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
arrow icon Here is a list of Two-Spirit webinars for you to use also! h...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon "Two-Spirit Then and Now: Reclaiming Our Place of Honor" ena...
Harlan
11/16/2016
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Hi everyone! Harlan here!
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon Harlan is a co-founder and former Director of the NorthEast ...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon Here's my formal bio: Harlan Pruden (First Nation Cree/n&#...
Harlan
11/16/2016
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Can you recommend some good training tools to help us build cultural competency among the various organizations we work with? thank you!
G. Smith
11/16/2016
arrow icon Training mentioned below: "Two-Spirit Then and Now: Reclaim...
Harlan
11/16/2016
arrow icon Another great resource is ... Tribal Equity Toolkit: Tribal ...
Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
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Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
arrow icon Sure! I've developed a Two-Spirit curriculum on how to work ...
Harlan
11/16/2016
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Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
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Hi everyone. Welcome to the discussion.
Elton Naswood
11/16/2016
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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Harlan Pruden and Elton Naswood to the OVC Web Forum. They will be available to answer your questions on best practices for Serving Two-Spirit/LG...
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11/16/2016
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