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Sharing Our Stories of Survival: Native Women Surviving Violence
A general introduction to the social and legal issues involved in acts of violence against Native women, this book's contributors are lawyers, social workers, social scientists, writers, poets, and victims. In the U.S. Native women are more likely than women from any other group to suffer violence, from rape and battery to more subtle forms of abuse, and Sharing Our Storie ...more
Paperback, 362 pages
Published October 15th 2007 by Altamira Press
(first published January 1st 2007)
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I might be biased in terms of original interest in the subject matter, but this book is amazing. Open and honest first-person accounts, non-fiction resource guides, proposals and suggestions for the future... this book has it all. For such a heavy subject matter, the organization of the materials makes it very easy to get through.
Sarah Deer (born November 9, 1972) is an American lawyer, professor of law at William Mitchell College, and 2014 MacArthur fellow.She advocates for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence in Native American communities. She has been credited for her "instrumental role" in the 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, as well as for testimony which is credited with the 2010 ...moreMore about Sarah Deer