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Tribal Coalitions

Tribal Coalitions

Hopi-Tewa Women’s Coalition to End Abuse

Hopi-Tewa Women’s Coalition
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.
Contact Info:Hopi-Tewa Women’s Coalition to End Abuse (HtWC)P.O. Box 239Second Mesa, AZ 86043Phone: (928) 737-9000Email: htwceacoalition@yahoo.comPoint of Contact: Roxanna Joseyesva, Office Manager

Yup’ik Women’s Coalition

The Yup’ik Women’s Coalition (YWC) 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. The YWC is dedicated to the safety of women and believe in all rights of al people to live without fear, threat, violence, and oppression.
Strong Hearted Native Women’s Coalition
Mission Statement: The Strong Hearted Native Women’s Coalition, Inc., by honoring our women ancestors, will advocate for women and their families by promoting safety and a traditional non-violent lifestyle. Working towards empowering women with the tools for independence, courage, and a strong direction to make healthy life choices for herself, her children, and family.

Southwest Indigenous Women’s Coalition


The Southwest Indigenous Women’s Coalition (SWIWC) is located in Mesa, Arizona and is a nonprofit domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault (SA) coalition serving the Tribes and Native DV/SA nonprofits in Arizona to increase their capacity to better address and respond to the domestic and sexual violence occurring in their communities. SWIWC promotes safety, justice victim-centered advocacy, offender accountability and healing through training, technical assistance, policy, and resource development.
Contact Info:http://www.swiwc.org/contact/

Wabanaki Women’s Coalition

Wabanaki Women’s Coalition

The Wabanaki Women’s Coalition (WWC) is a non-profit Tribal Domestic and Sexual Violence Coalition Serving the five Wabanaki Tribes of Maine, providing them with technical assistance, training and resources. The MISSION of the Wabanaki Women’s Coalition (WWC) is to increase the capacity of tribal communities to respond to domestic and sexual violence; and to influence tribal, national and regional systems to increase awareness, safety, justice, and healing for all our relations.
Contact Info:Wabanaki Women’s CoalitionPO Box 365Lincolnville, ME 04849Phone: 207-538-0858Email: wwc@wabanakiwomenscoalition.orgPoint of Contact: Jane Root, Executive Director

Uniting Three Fires Against Violence


Uniting Three Fires Against Violence is a statewide tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalition serving the Tribes located in Michigan. Our mission is to support Michigan Tribes in promoting the social change necessary to address the disproportionate rates of violence impacting our communities.
Contact Info:Uniting Three Fires Against Violence519 Court St. Suite A.Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783Phone: (906) 253-9775Email: rcarr@utfav.orgPoint of Contact: Rachel Carr, Executive Director
Montana Native Women’s Coalition
Montana Native Women’s Coalition (MNWC) aims to  improve urban, rural, and Native American community responses to victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence, provide culturally based training/technical assistance to tribal advocacy, programs and communities. MNWC seeks to improve collaboration between Native women leaders and State/Federal representatives who manage funding for sexual and domestic violence programming in Montana and create social changes through the elimination of institutional, cultural and societal violence against Native women and children.

Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition

Through unity Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition works to strengthen their voices and build resources in their communities statewide to create awareness and eliminate sexual violence against Indian women and children. They vigorously strive to apply their efforts toward influencing social change and reclaim traditional values that honor the sovereignty of Indian women and children.
Contact Info:Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition1619 Dayton AveSaint Paul, MinnesotaPhone: (651) 646-4800Email: awatson@miwsac.org

Seven Dancers Coalition

A Native American Coalition of Professional from all over New York State and Haudenosaunee Country, Seven Dancers Coalition works to better the lives of Native American Women and their families. The major areas of focus are domestic violence, sexual assault, teen dating violence, stalking, and sex trafficking.
Contact Info:Seven Dancers CoalitionPO Box 399Akwesasne, NY 13655Phone: (518) 358-2916Email: info@sevendancerscoalition.com

Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women


The Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW) is a member driven organization where its network of membership is engaged, every day, as a united force across New Mexico, all of whom are working cohesively towards stopping violence against Native Women and children in our tribal communities.
As a Resource Center to tribal domestic violence and sexual assault programs, shelters and first responders, CSVANW focuses on four areas of service: support, technical assistance, training and policy advocacy.
Contact Info:Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women4600 Montgomery Blvd NE Ste B202Albuquerque, NM 87109Phone: (505) 243-9199Contact Form

First Nations Women’s Alliance

It is the mission of the First Nations Women’s Alliance to strengthen Tribal communities by creating a forum for leaders to come together to address the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. The The Alliance 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 their communities.
Contact Info:First Nations Women’s Alliance103 College Dr., Ste 3Devils Lake, ND 58301Phone: 701-662-3380E-mail: fnwa16@gmail.com
Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains
http://nativewomenssociety.org (under construction)
Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains 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 and collaborate to strengthen strategies and responses to violence in their respective tribal communities. The geographical area that constitutes the service area of the Society includes tribes of southern Minnesota, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, northern Nebraska, and Iowa.
Restoring Ancestral Winds
Restoring Ancestral Winds supports indigenous communities addressing domestic, dating, family, sexual violence, and sexual assault in the Great Basin region of Utah. The mission of Restoring Ancestral Winds is to support healing in Indigenous communities. They advocate for healthy relationships; educates communities on issues surrounding stalking, domestic, sexual, dating and family violence; collaborate with Great Basin Region community members and stakeholders; and honors and strengthens traditional values with all their our relations.

American Indians Against Abuse

American Indians Against Abuse Inc. is located in Hayward, Wisconsin, and serves eleven tribes geographically encompassing the entire state of Wisconsin, 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.
Contact Info:American Indians Against Abuse8558 N County Rd KHayward, WI 54843Phone: (715) 634-9980

WomenSpirit Coalition


WomenSpirit Coalition (WSC) has been serving WA State since 2002 as a Tribal Coalition, recognized by the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. WSC serves 29 federally- recognized tribes in WA State, providing technical assistance, consultation, and training via raising public awareness on issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and sex trafficking. Services are provided to established tribal domestic violence and sexual assault programs, as well as emerging programs, on issues related to dynamics, signs and symptoms, current best practices and effective service delivery approaches to enhance access to essential services. Services are, secondarily, provided to tribal program allies on the local, state and federal levels. Public policy issues related to ensuring parity in funding, promoting tribal sovereignty, safety of victims and offender accountability remain WSC priorities.
WSC serves as the Indigenous Crime Victim Services Resource and Referral Center (ICVSRRC) for urban, rural and tribal victims of the crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, strangulation, dating violence, and sex trafficking in WA State, linking and optimizing victim services through the assistance with Victim Impact Statements, provision of Expert Witnesses, and advocating for sufficient Crime Victim Compensation funds.
Contact Info:WA State Native American Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (WSC)10049 Kitsap Mall Blvd, Suite 304Silverdale, WA 98383Phone: 360-633-7083

Native Alliance Against Violence

The Native Alliance Against Violence (NAAV) is a nonprofit organization created in 2009 that serves as Oklahoma’s tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalition.
The NAAV is committed to: increasing awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence against Indian women; enhancing the response to violence against Indian women at the federal, state, and tribal levels; providing technical assistance to coalition membership and tribal communities to enhance access to essential services to Indian women affected by violence; assisting Indian tribes in developing and promoting state, local, and tribal legislation and policies that enhance best practices for responding to violent crimes against Indian women.
Contact Info:Native Alliance Against ViolencePO Box 5507Norman, OK 73070Phone: 405.801.2277Email: info@oknaav.orgPoint of Contact: Dawn Stover, Executive Director

Mending the Sacred Hoop Tribal Domestic Violence Coalition

Sacred Hoop Coalition

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. We are committed to strengthening the voice and vision of Native peoples through grassroots organizing, restoring the leadership of Native women in addressing and ending domestic and sexual violence nationally.
Contact Info:Mending The Sacred Hoop202 W. 2nd StreetDuluth, MN 55802Phone: (888)305-1650 or (218)623-HOOP

Healing Native Hearts Coalition

Healing Native Hearts Coalition (HNHC) is a nonprofit domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault (SA) coalition serving the Tribes and Native DV/SA nonprofits in Interior Alaska. HNHC was formed in February of 2016, with the hopes of assisting the Interior Alaska Tribes with Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Sex Trafficking, and Stalking. We serve 37 Interior Alaska Native villages and also partner with various Tribal entities.
The main focus of HNHC is to equip Tribes with the knowledge and training to effect change within their communities. Healing Native Hearts Coalition provides customized technical assistance in understanding applicable State and Federal law and how it applies to P.L. 280 Tribes, DV and SA law and policy, DV and SA judicial training, and culturally appropriate response training. The belief is that our Tribal communities can find solutions with the right tools.
Contact Info:Healing Native Hearts CoalitionPO Box 81064Fairbanks, AK 99708Phone 907.371.6610Email: hnhcoalition@gmail.com

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