International Resources

United States

National Sexual Violence Resource Centre,  Sexual Assault in Indian Country: Confronting Sexual Violence.  (National Sexual Violence Resource Centre, 2000).

Smith, Andrea, ‘Not an Indian Tradition: The Sexual Colonization of Native Peoples’ (2003) 18 (2) Hypatia 70-85.

Hamby, Sherry,Sexual Victimization in Indian Country: Barriers and Resources for Native Women Seeking Help  (VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, 2004)

Deer, Sarah, ‘Sovereignty of the Soul:  Exploring the Intersection of Rape Law Reform and Federal Indian Law’ (2005), 38 Suffolk University Law Review 455

Amnesty International, Maze of injustice: The failure to protect Indigenous women from sexual violence in the USA (Amnesty International, 2007)

Bachman, Ronet et al, Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and the Criminal Justice Response: What is Known (Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Delaware 2008)

Mending the Sacred Hoop Technical Assistance Project, Safety and Accountability Audit of the response to Native women who report sexual assault in Duluth Minnesota 2006-2008 (Mending the Sacred Hoop Technical Assistance Project, 2009)

Deer, Sarah, ‘Decolonising Rape Law: A Native Feminist Synthesis of Safety and Sovereignty’ (2009) 24 (2) Wicazo SA Review149-167

Smith, Andrea, ‘Decolonizing Anti-Rape Law and Strategizing Accountability in Native American Communities’ (2010) 37 (4) Social Justice, 36-43.

Bachman, Ronet et al, ‘Estimating the magnitude of rape and sexual assault against American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Women’ (2010) 43 (2) The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology 199-222

Farley, Melissa et al, Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota. (William Mitchell College of Law 2011)

Pierce, Alexandra and Suzanne Koepplinger, New language, old problem: Sex Trafficking of American Indian women and children (VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, 2011)

Gebhardt, Angela and Jane Woody, ‘American Indian Women and Sexual Assault: Challenges and New Opportunities’ (2012) 27 (3) Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work  237-248.


Sivell-Ferri, Christine, The four circles of Hollow Water (Ministry of the Solicitor General, 1997)

Couture Joe, Ted Parker, Ruth Couture and Patty Laboucane  A cost-benefit analysis of Hollow Water’s community holistic circle healing process (Native Counseling Services of Alberta, 2001)

Buller, Ed,  ‘Community Healing Processes: Investments And Benefits’ Paper presented at the Best Practice Interventions in Corrections for Indigenous People Conference convened by the Australian Institute of Criminology held in Sydney, 8-9 October 2001

Milward, David ‘Not Just the Peace Pipe but also the Lance: Exploring Different Possibilities for Indigenous Control over Criminal Justice’ (2008) 23 (1) Wicazo SA Review 97-122.

Collin-Vézina, Delphine, Jacinthe Dion and Nico Trocmé‘Sexual Abuse in Canadian Aboriginal Communities: A Broad Review of Conflicting Evidence’, (2009) 7 (1) Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health 27-47.

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