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In reports when race was identified, 1.31 per 100,000 Native women were murdered by males.
Law enforcement is being confronted with the escalation of fraud schemes associated with COVID-19.
TAHLEQUAH -- More than 150 men struggled to walk in high heels for a good cause on April 20 down a mile-long course along Muskogee Avenue. The "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" event benefitted Help in Crisis, which is an agency that assists women escaping domestic violence. Cherokee people sponsored, coordinated, volunteered and even wore high heels for the event. For more information on Help in Crisis, call 918-456-HELP (4357) or its emergency hotline at 1-800-300-5321. For more information on Cherokee Nation One Fire victim services, call 918-772-4260 or its after hours emergency hotline at 1-866-458-5399.
The Oklahoma City Indian Clinic is using Alcohol Awareness Month to raise understanding about the negative consequences of alcohol use.
First-of-its-kind national helpline specifically for Native Americans aims to address the epidemic of domestic violence in tribal communities across the United States.
It has a shelter for women and children and operates a 24-hour crisis hotline.