As you plan for National Native American Heritage Month in November, the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) has compiled several resources:
–Explore the Tribal Victim Assistance page to find information about how to create a victim-centered response to American Indian/Alaska Native victims of crime.
–Visit the Human Trafficking Task Force e-Guide to find resources related to Native American communities.
–Visit the SANE Program Development and Operation Guide to access the chapter on Tribal Law and the Resource List, which provides additional resources for working with American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
–Read the report, Developing and Implementing a Response to Sexual Assault in Tribal Communities: A Summary of the Suggestions from the National Roundtable Discussion on Sexual Assault in Indian Country, and view three short videos that were produced to complement the report.
–Take the VAT Online modules: American Indian/Alaska Native Populations and Tribal Justice Systems.
–Access the following webinar recordings and presentation materials: The Impact of Human Trafficking in Native and Tribal Communities, the Ripple Effect of Crime: Coordinating a Collaborative Response to Victimization in Tribal Communities, Tribal Elder Protection Team Toolkit: Developing Your Team, and Developing and Implementing a Response to Sexual Assault in Tribal Communities.
–Search VictimLaw for tribal laws.
–Request Customized Technical Assistance to address your organization’s needs and build your capacity to better serve American Indian/Alaska Native populations.