A Poem for the Indigenous Woman
[Editor's Note: November is American Indian Heritage Month. Yet, Renee at Womanist Musings writes about the stunningly high rates of violence against Native American women. Read what she has to say, then watch this incredibly powerful and beautiful video. --Grace]
Native women are murdered at 10 times the national rate; 1 out 3 Native women will be raped in her lifetime, and 3 out of 5 physically assaulted. Even worse, 88% of the perpetrators are non-Indian and cannot be prosecuted by tribal governments. Stand and take action now to restore safety and justice for Native women. Do Something!