American Indians Against Abuse Inc.(AIAA), located in Hayward, Wisconsin, the AIAA serves 11 tribes geographically encompassing the entire state, including the Bad River, Red Cliff, Lac Courte Oreilles, Lac de Flambeau, Sokaogon and St. Croix Chippewa, Ho-Chunk Nation, Menominee Nation, Oneida Nation, Forest County Potawatomi and Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nations.
Coalition To Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW), organized in 1996 and located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the CSVANW works to bring together Native advocates working in Indian communities in New Mexico to provide assistance and support to Native women who have been battered or sexually assaulted. The coalition provides a forum for support, organizing, sharing information resources and networking opportunities. csvanw.org
First Nations Women’s Alliance(FNWA), located in Devils Lake, North Dakota, it is the mission of the FNWA to to strengthen Tribal communities by creating a forum for leaders to come together to address the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. The FNWA is committed to ending all forms of violence by providing culturally relevant services and resources and facilitating the provision of those services by others in our communities. www.nativewoman.org
Healing Native Hearts Coalition, located in Alaska. Healing Native Hearts Coalition is a nonprofit domestic violence and sexual assault coalition serving the Tribes and Native DV/SA nonprofits in Interior Alaska to better address and respond to domestic and sexual violence occurring in their communities. HNHC promotes safety, justice, victim-centered advocacy, offender accountability and healing through training, technical assistance, policy, and resource development. http://hnhcoalition.org
Hopi-Tewa Womens Coalition To End Abuse, located in First Mesa, Arizona the Hopi Tewa Women’s Coalition to End Abuse is a leading voice to end sexual assault and domestic violence on the Hopi Reservation. Founded in 2008 by Hopi and Tewa women representatives of several villages and communities, HTWC is a non-profit organization that provides advocacy support to tribal and nontribal government agencies. The Hopi Tewa Women’s Coalition to End Abuse is committed to advocating for a coordinated and effective response system that creates a safety net towards building healthy communities, while embracing the strength of our cultural values and traditions. https://www.facebook.com/hopitewawomenscoalition/
Mending the Sacred Hoop located in Duluth, Minnesota, Mending the Sacred Hoop works from a social change perspective to end violence against Native women and children while restoring the safety, sovereignty, and sacredness of Native women in their tribal communities providing domestic violence help. We are committed to strengthening the voice and vision of Native peoples through grassroots efforts to restore the leadership of Native women.. www.mshoop.org
Midwest Native Coalition for Justice and Peace Kansas, established in 2019 and headquartered in Holton, Kansas, the MNCJP develops and implements culturally informed systems-based victim advocacy services by enhancing and strengthening current and future victim response programs within Kansas and across Indian Country. MNCJP is the newest tribal coalition funded by the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. The coalition’s website is current under construction. Inquiries may be directed to the MNCJP Executive Director, Daniel Goombi by email to DanielGoombi@mncjp.com.
Minnesota Indian Womens Sexual Assault Coalition (MIWSAC,) located in St. Paul, Minnesota, the MIWSACstrives to create awareness and build resources in our communities statewide to influence social change and reclaim our traditional values as Native women. www.miwsac.org
Montana Native Womens Coalition(MNWC), created in 2007, and located in Glasgow, MT. The MNWC undertaking is to improve urban, rural, and Native American community responses to victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence, provide culturally based training, technical assistance and programming assistance to tribal advocacy, programs and communities. MNWC is committed to healing, sisterhood and bringing voice to Native women. MNWC seeks to organize collective efforts by developing and strengthening collaborations between Native leaders and State/Federal representatives who administer and manage funding, programing and resources for sexual and domestic violence. MNWC is also committed to creating social changes through the elimination of institutional, cultural, and societal violence against Native women and children.
Native Alliance Against Violence(NAAV), Native Alliance Against Violence (NAAV) was founded in Norman, Oklahoma in 2009. This organizationoperates as a tribal technical assistance provider and Oklahoma’s tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalition. Through the spirit of respect and cooperation, the NAAV strives to unify tribal service programs by providing culturally appropriate technical assistance, training, and support. They are committed to restoring balance and safety to tribal communities by eliminating domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence. Visit oknaav.org for more information.
Native Womens Society of the Great Plains (NWSGP), located in South Dakota, the Society offers a vision that ends domestic and sexual violence against Native women. The Society works to support and strengthen sisterhood and local advocacy and program development efforts through culturally specific education, technical assistance training and resource implementation. The geographical area that constitutes the service area of the Society includes tribes in southern Minnesota, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, northern Nebraska and Iowa. http://www.nativewomenssociety.org
Restoring Ancestral Winds Coalition
The mission of Restoring Ancestral Winds is to support healing in our indigenous communities. RAW will advocate for healthy relationships; educate our communities on issues surrounding stalking, domestic, sexual, dating and family violence; collaborate with Great Basin Region community members and stakeholders; and honor and strengthen traditional values with all our relations. https://www.restoringawcoalition.org
Seven Dancers Coalition (SDC), located in Hogansburg, New York, the Seven Dancers Coalition is a Native American Coalition of Professionals from all over New York State working to better the lives of Native American Women. The major areas of focus are Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Teen Dating Violence, Stalking and Sex Trafficking.www.sevendancerscoalition.com
Southwest Indigenous Women’s Coalition (SWIWC), located in Mesa, Arizona, primarily works with Tribes and tribal DV/SA nonprofits in Arizona to increase their capacity to address and respond to the domestic and sexual violence occurring in their respective service areas. SWIWC promotes safety, justice victim-centered advocacy, offender accountability and healing through training, technical assistance, policy, and resource development.www.swiwc.org
Strong Hearted Native Womens Coalition (SHNWC), Strong Hearted Native Women’s Coalition, Inc. was founded in 2005 to bring awareness against Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Youth Violence, and Stalking in North County of the San Diego County. Native women from the Indian reservations of Rincon, Pauma, Mesa Grande, Santa Ysabel, La Jolla, San Pasqual, Los Coyotes, Pala, and Inaja/Cosmit make-up our coalition membership. Over the years, our coalition has expanded to include all tribes from San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, and Inyo Counties, as well as other tribes throughout the state of California.http://strongheartednativewomen.org
Uniting Three Fires Against Violence(UTFAV), located in Sauté Ste. Marie, Michigan, it is the mission of UTFAV to unite and empower Native American Communities in Michigan to end domestic violence and sexual assault. Our mission is to support all Michigan Tribes in promoting the social change necessary to address the disproportionate rates of violence impacting our communities. We provide resources for safety and advocacy to ensure the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being of Native Americans victimized by violence.www.unitingthreefiresagainstviolence.org
Wabanaki Women’s Coalition (WWC), located in Maine, it is the mission of the WWC to increase the capacity of tribal communities to respond to domestic and sexual violence. The WWC serves the Aroostook Band of Micmacs, Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township, Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point, and the Penobscot Indian Nation.www.wabanakiwomenscoalition.org
The Washington State Native American Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault-WomenSpirit Coalition islocated in Olympia, Washington. The WomenSpirit Coalition’s mission is Eliminating Violence Against Native Women and Promoting the Well-Being of Native Families and Communities. WSC envisions a nation where native women may live safely. WomenSpirit serves the 29 federally recognized tribal nations in WA State.womenspirit.net
Yupik Womens Coalition (YWC), located in Alaska, the Yupik Womens Coalition strives to promote safety of women through education and advocacy. The YWC is committed to organize community efforts to end violence against women and children within Yup’ik villages through strengthening the traditional Yup’ik beliefs and teachings that have guided our people for thousands of years. www.yupikwomen.org