Resources: Aboriginal Women


Violent victimization of Aboriginal women in the Canadian provinces, 2009 Statistics Canada, 2011


Violence in the lives of Aboriginal girls and young women CRI-VIFF, 2011

Government Publications

Abuse is Wrong in Any Culture: Inuit  Department of Justice, 2012
Aboriginal Women and Family Violence  Public Health Agency of Canada, 2008

Reports & Studies

The Healing Journey: A Longitudinal Study of Aboriginal Women Affected by Intimate Partner Violence Wilfreda E. Thurston et al., 2010
What Their Stories Tell Us: Research findings from the Sisters in Spirit initiative Native Women’s Association of Canada, 2010
Ishkuteu: Domestic Violence Support Services in Response to Native Women’s Needs  Quebec Native Women Inc. & Fédération de ressources d’hébergement pour femmes violentées et en difficulté in collaboration with Réseau de recherche et de connaissances relatives aux peuples autochtones and UQAM, 2008

Toolkits & Guides

ANANGOSH Legal Information Manual for Shelter Workers National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence (NACAFV), 2017
Violence Against Women Legal Information Resource: Supporting Aboriginal Women Facing Violence YWCA

TED Talks

Whisper Kish – Violence against Native women is not traditional