Jessica Swarner/Cronkite News
4/19/16
A federal appeals court ordered a resentencing April 11 for a Navajo man who was sentenced to life without parole for murder and conspiracy to murder in 2002, when he was just 16 y...
Mary Annette Pember
3/23/16
A religious group receiving millions of taxpayer dollars refuses to provide complete health care services for trafficking survivors, refugees and undocumented immigrant minors, acc...
Mary Annette Pember
3/2/16
Charon Asetoyer, CEO of the Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center, (NAWHERC) vividly recalls the afternoon a Native mother visited her office and asked her what ...
Vincent Schilling
2/12/16

When I was a young man—more like a boy, actually—I was molested and sexually assaulted on several occasions by two different older men....

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Sasha LaPointe
2/3/16
When a friend brought over a copy of The Revenant I was more than willing to host a viewing party. I was thrilled at first for the typical reasons...
Mary Annette Pember
12/29/15
The impact from Rosebud Hospital’s reduction in emergency room hours continues to expand as sexual assault victims on the Rosebud Reservation struggle to find services at local hos...
Adrianne Chalepah
11/21/15

Last Sunday, a group of indigenous women and children chalked statistics, quotes, and hashtags on the downtown sidewalks of Durango, Colorado. I was one of them. We wanted to start a dialogue about why indigenous women in the U.S....

Tanya H. Lee
8/28/15
American Indian and Alaska Native women are raped at a rate three to 10 times greater than the national average...
Christina Rose
4/6/15
For many women, rape is a crime where the after-effects of PTSD, even years later, can be as bad as the assault itself...
Kristi Eaton
3/31/15
Hundreds of stories from survivors of rape and abuse will be on display at the Oklahoma Capitol on Thursday as part of an effort to draw attention to the high statistics of abuse a...

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