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She had been physically and sexually abused by her father.
Her mother, a chronic alcoholic, suffered years of horrific domestic abuse from her father and was unable to care for them.
A significant challenge in addressing teen dating violence among Native youth is the lack of accurate and comprehensive data.
In part, the dearth of data is due to the lack of resources available to Native women and teens.
Before I became a judge, I was a child welfare attorney for sixteen years.
As an Assistant Hennepin County attorney, I handled hundreds of child protection matters falling under the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”), a statute which protects Native youth from being removed from their families and reservations.
This is not unusual, but in the midst of the hearing, I realized I recognized the young woman.
When a child sees her grandparents, parents, siblings and other extended family members suffer domestic violence, the violence becomes normalized.
It becomes acceptable behavior difficult to escape.
While the motto may be inspirational and makes you want to do great things, sometimes the stereotypes of it is people is less than flattering.
With such an alluring motto as that, it’s no wonder why many people wish to visit the country, or maybe even relocate permanently.