Historical Roots of Contemporary Oppression: Sexual Assault in Indian Country

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: InRaleigh

North Carolinais home to eight tribes and the largest American Indian population East of the Mississippi, and nationwide Indians face the highest rates of sexual assault. This training is designed to introduce participants to unique issues affecting sexual assault
in “Indian Country”, territories where there are major Indian populations, as well as in urban and rural areas throughout North Carolina. Participants will learn about historical factors that contribute to contemporary oppression and influence high rates of sexual assault, gain an understanding of jurisdictional challenges, and learn how to enhance services to American Indians.  The training will also highlight connections between violence against Indian women and other populations.

Participants will be provided with the training address after registering.  This training is free for NCCASA members and
$10.00 for non-members.

To register for this training, email Kristen Howe at Kristen@nccasa.org.

Link: http://nccasa.net

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