Seeing Red: References and Citations

General MMIR Resources

  • US Department of the Interior Indian Affairs
  • National Institute of Justice Centers for Disease Control and prevention / 2008 the National Violence Against Women Survey (NVAWS)
  • Center for Disease Control
  • The White House
  • Services and Safe Spaces for Survivors & Families
    Sovereign Bodies Institute: Direct Services for Indigenous Survivors + MMIP Families
    ● National Suicide Prevention Hotline
    ● Strong Hearts Native Hotline for Domestic Abuse
    ● National Domestic Abuse Hotline
    ● National Human Trafficking Hotline
    ● National Center for Victims of Crime
    ● Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Shelter Resources
    ● Lakota People’s Law Project: MMIW Resource Guide
    ● Trafficking Victims Assistance Program
    ● National Trafficking Sheltered Alliance
    ● Directory of Local Resources for Domestic Violence Survivors
    ● Federal Funding for American Indian & Alaska Native Victim Services

Legal Aid

● National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center Legal Advocacy
● Coast to Coast Legal Aid
● Savanna’s Act 2020
● Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act 2022
● Federal Funding for MMIP Projects
● Not Invisible Act 2020

Combating the Crisis and Organizing to Find Our Relatives

● Resources for Families of Missing American Indian and Alaska Native Adults
● Take Action: First Steps to Take When a Loved One Goes Missing

● National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center
○ Toolkit MMIW Toolkit for Families and Communities
○ MMIW Database of Response Contacts
● Sovereign Bodies Institute
○ MMIWG2 + MMIP Organizing Toolkit
○ MMIW Database

● Working Together to Enhance the Safety of Native Women: Trafficking & Prostitution as Crimes of Sexual Violence
● Tools for Transformation Guide - Becoming Accessible, Culturally Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Organizations

Where to Donate

● Sovereign Bodies Institute
● Strong Hearts Native Hotline
● National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center
● Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women

Education: Advocacy and Prevention

● A Survivor's View on Missing and Murdered Indigenous People
● National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
● Stewarding Healthy Relationships
● Identifying Abuse
● Youth and Youth Advocates
● National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center: Advocacy Curriculum
● Resources on the Importance of Consent

Native LgGBTQ+ & 2S Resources

● Native 2s & LGBTQ Mental Health Services
● Tribal Equity Toolkit
● Reconnecting with Native Teachings and Creating Healing Spaces with and for 2S+/LGBTQ+ Victim-Survivors of Domestic


● Documentations of Two-Spirit Identities Across Turtle Island
● Walking in Two Worlds: Understanding the Two-Spirit & LGBTQ Community
● LGBTQ2 Well-Being Education Series: “LGBTQ2S Advocacy, and Nativeout ”
● LGBTQ2 Health Care Resources
● Map of Two-Spirit Terms and Nations
● How to Support Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ in our Communities
● Two-Spirit Resource Directory
● Native 2s & LGBTQ+ Health Care Resources
● Call to Action: Responsive Advocacy for 2SLGBTQ Native Youth Experiencing Dating Violence

Women and Girls

● National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
● Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives
● Our Bodies Our Stories
● Supporting the Sacred: Womxn of Resilience

Residential schools

● Corbett: Residential schools policy closely linked to missing and murdered Indigenous women
● Understanding the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Crisis Beyond Individual Acts of Violence
● Indian Residential School Survivor Society

Men and Boys

Attorney General’s MMIWP Task Force Recommends More Attention on Victimized Men and Boys

Elder Abuse

Elders and Domestic Violence

Environmental Exploitation and Violence Against Native Bodies

Building an Indigenous Response to Environmental Violence
Indigenous Women and Environmental Violence
A study on missing & murdered Indigenous women and girls in states impacted by the Keystone XL pipeline