Webinar: Trafficking in Native Communities on 8/17/2017
Date: Thursday August 17th, 2017
Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm (CST)
This webinar will address the unique ways that trafficking impacts Native communities in the United States. Specific topics will include the history of trafficking, trafficking in urban vs. reservation communities, risk factors, legal considerations, and best practices for providing culturally-specific support to survivors. Research on Native women who have been trafficked will also be reviewed.
By the end of this webinar, participants will learn:
How trafficking of Native people is linked to colonization and other forms of violence.
Best practices for providing culturally-specific support to survivors.
Pressing needs and gaps in support that survivors have identified.
Presenter: Amanda Watson, National Technical Assistance Programs,Trainer/Facilitator, Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition