- Our Work
The article Assessing the Efficacy of a Cultural and Artistic intervention for Indigenous Women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence has been published in Violence Against Women. This article reports findings from the intervention research of nato’ we ho win, a trauma-and-violence-informed artistic and cultural intervention for Indigenous women survivors of IPV. Read the journal article here. Read the text version of the article here.
This article reports the results of the quantitative measures collected at intake, end of the group, and one year later. These results demonstrate support for trauma-and-violence-informed artistic and cultural interventions for Indigenous women survivors of IPV. Specifically, this research study found that nato’ we ho win had a positive impact on participants’ well-being, including statistically significant increases in women’s self-reported sense of resilience, personal agency, connectedness, and post-traumatic growth, and statistically significant decreases in participants’ self-reported anxiety and depression.
Read more about nato’ we ho win and download the Program Manual and Facilitator’s Guide here.
This article provides more background on the refusal of Michael Jackson to return his 7-year-old daughter, including the documented history of domestic violence. https://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/allegations-of-abuse-custody-battles-led-up-to-man-fleeing-with-daughter