Taking Back the Rez

Jan 29, 2013

Thu. 1/31 11a: The oil boom in Montana has brought strangers to reservations looking for jobs and many Native women now fear for their safety. 

A popular teacher from the area was abducted and killed while jogging. According to Veronica Russell, Director of Empowering Wyoming, statistics say one in three women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime, but she believes the number is closer to one out of two.

Do you know what steps to take to protect yourself if you are attacked? Does your tribe offer self-defense training for its tribal members? Are you tired of being afraid for your safety and want to take back your rez?

Guests include: Veronica Russell, Director of Empowering Wyoming.