Today on Making Contact:

Native American women experience the highest rates of violence of any other group in the United States. One in three native women have been victims of sexual assault and the murder rate of indigenous women is consistently higher than the national average. On this edition, Andrea Smith, author of Conquest: Sexual Violence and Native American Genocide explains the connection between violence against women, and the colonization of native lands and bodies.

(A note of warning: Andrea Smith’s presentation includes descriptions of racial and sexual violence, so please be forewarned.)

Featured speakers/guests:

Andrea Smith, author of Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide 

Credits:

Host/Producer: George Lavender
Producers: Nancy Lopez, Andrew Stelzer
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Digital Content and Community Engagement Manager: Kwan Booth
Organizational Volunteers: Dan Turner, Alton Byrd and Barbara Barnett 

ON Making Contact | November 28, 2013 | 12:30 pm

Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide

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Today on Making Contact:

Native American women experience the highest rates of violence of any other group in the United States. One in three native women have been victims of sexual assault and the murder rate of indigenous women is consistently higher than the national average. On this edition, Andrea Smith, author of Conquest: Sexual Violence and Native American Genocide explains the connection between violence against women, and the colonization of native lands and bodies.

(A note of warning: Andrea Smith’s presentation includes descriptions of racial and sexual violence, so please be forewarned.)

Featured speakers/guests:

Andrea Smith, author of Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide 

Credits:

Host/Producer: George Lavender
Producers: Nancy Lopez, Andrew Stelzer
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Digital Content and Community Engagement Manager: Kwan Booth
Organizational Volunteers: Dan Turner, Alton Byrd and Barbara Barnett 

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