The reason I want to create a presentation and a brochure on the issue of abuse within Native American women is to bring awareness of the issue...
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...families and had no communication with them (Goeman 2016). Even now the issue of rape is a problem, women usually do not have the resources to speak up about rape because people are not held accountable. Locals have a difficult time following through with the law due to different regulations imposed on the Native American community. There is a constant problems between federal law and native law, under the national government and Indian affairs. It has been very challenging to develop appropriate responses that take into account the safety of the victims. Mishuana Goeman suggested they dismantle the culture of rape and install the importance of kin and clan in the legal process to lessen the shame the victim feels coming out. She also reiterated how restraining orders can only go so far, and how men are held to the same standard regardless if they are native or not.
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