Violence against Native Women
LAW X 490.03
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In this course students will study social and legal issues of violence against Native women.
What you can learn.
- Develop an understanding of tribal, federal, and state laws related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking
- Evaluate contributing factors and interventions related to Native domestic violence
- Examine the history of violence in Native communities
About this course:
This course is designed as an introduction to the study of violence against Native (indigenous) women in the United States and the associated legal issues. Students develop an understanding of the various laws (tribal, federal, and state) related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Instruction includes an overview of the history of violence in Native communities; identifies legal issues unique to Native women; and provides a focused review of dynamics, contributing factors, and types of interventions. Students are encouraged to develop their own analysis of the pertinent legal issues.