In this workshop Eileen Hudon (Anishinabe) and Chris Stark (Anishinabe and Cherokee) will outline the history of the sex trafficking and prostitution of Indigenous women in the U.S., the impact of boarding schools and child protection services on Native children and communities, the contemporary sexual exploitation of Native women, and the healing of Native women and communities from colonization and sexual exploitation. The audience will gain insight into the historical and contemporary sex trafficking of Indigenous women and girls as being central to past and ongoing colonization along with the power of Native exploited women to heal personally and collectively through Native cultures.
RESOURCES: "Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota: https://www.niwrc.org/resources/garden-truth-prostitution-and-trafficking-native-women-minnesota
Strategies to Restore Justice to Sex Trafficked Native Women https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007%2F978-3-319-63192-9_123-1
Christine Stark's novel: Nickels: A Tale of Dissociation available at christinestark.com and Amazon.com, etc
The Nexus between gender-based violence and housing insecurity for American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors https://vawnet.org/material/webinar-nexus-between-gender-based-violence-and-housing-insecurity-american-indian-and