The Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition (MIWSAC) is a statewide coalition, working to end sexual violence against all Native People, with a specialized focus on Native Women and children.
Our membership is comprised of Advocates, survivors and others who are working to end violence in our Native Communities, and includes Native & non-Native; all genders and individuals and organizational members.
We welcome participation in any way you feel comfortable. We invite you to join our events and activities.
Our mission statement: Through unity we will strengthen our voices and build resources to create awareness and eliminate sexual violence against Indian Women and children. We will vigorously apply our efforts toward influencing social change and reclaim our traditional values that honor the sovereignty of Indian Women and children.
Some of our resources:
*Native Specific 40 Hour Sexual Assault Advocacy Training and Curriculum
*LGBTQ/2S Resource Guide
*Making Space to Rise: Native Men and Boys Challenging Sexual Violence Video and Facilitator Manual
*Keeping Native Children Safe When Allegations of Sexual Abuse Allegations Are Raised in Custody Disputes Resource Manual
*ACTM Live Respect for Native Male Youth
*Liberation & Anti Racism Workshop
*This is My Activism Videos
*Webinars, Teleconferences, List Serve
*Public Service Announcements (PSAs) read by Native Youth
*Sexual Violence Training & Education
*Community Outreach & Community Organizing
*Sex Trafficking Posters and Resource Guide
*Garden of Truth Report & booklet
Throughout Minnesota and now across the nation we provide Teleconferences, Trainings, Presentations, Speaking Engagements, Site Visits, Women's Advocacy Wellness Camps, Retreats, Quarterly Coalition Meetings PSA’s- Public Service Announcements, Community Forums, Community Outreach- Education, Health Fairs, Technical Assistance, Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women and Girls, we maintain a List Serve, facilitate and support Men's Summits, Build partnerships with allies to hold The Murdered & Missing Indian Womens March on February 14th, We host an Annual Conference.
And now across the nations we provide technical assistance and have worked with our federal allies to provide 2020s Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking in Indian Country Conference .
We do our best to assure that those whose voices have been silenced -are heard, respected, acknowledged and honored.
MIWSAC is a statewide tribal coalition working with and for tribal communities across the state and serving as a national model for advocacy and organization. Please help support the continued work of MIWSAC today and for the future. Every dollar helps! miigwetch & pida miya