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Protecting Those Most Vulnerable: Building Beloved Families and Communities to End Violence Against Native Women, Girls and Mother Earth

Abstract Tewa Women United (TWU) is a Native women-founded, centered and run organization located in northern New Mexico, in the original boundaries of the Tewa homelands. TWU is the only independent Native women’s non-profit organization providing direct services, advocacy and prevention services in the Pojoaque-Española Valley area within Northern Santa Fe and Rio Arriba Counties. TWU believes in building beloved families and communities to end all forms of violence against women, girls and Mother Earth and have been working for the past 25 years toward fulfillment of this vision. This dissertation, including a journal article, book chapter, and policy red paper, looks at what happens when Pueblo/ Tewa women become active agents in resistance to ... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Sanchez, Corrine Monica (Author) / Brayboy, Bryan (Advisor) / Sumida-Huaman, Elizabeth (Advisor) / Swadener, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Trujillo, Patricia (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Native American studies / Women's studies / Communities / Families / Indigenous / Justice / Native / Women
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 98 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Justice Studies 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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