Shelly Thompson presents on Historical Trauma at the 2nd Annual Violence Against Women Symposium, Saturday, Nov. 2. The symposium was put on by SASO, Fort Lewis College Title IX, the Center of Southwest Studies and Connect for Health Colorado.
Diane Millich watches the video of herself in Washington D.C. when the Violence Against Women Act was signed by President Obama in March of 2013. Millich is a domestic violence survivor who shared her powerful story with those in attendance.
Arlene Millich, Dedra White Eagle and Diane Millich all listen to the morning presentations at the 2nd Annual Violence Against Native Women Symposium held at Fort Lewis College, Center of Southwest Studies on Saturday, Nov. 2.
Southern Ute Chairman Christine Sage does a quick introduction and welcome at the morning sessions for the 2nd Annual Violence Against Native Women Symposium.
Southern Ute tribal elder, Pearl Casias introduces herself and all the work she has done in Indian Country. Casias also gave the prayer to start off the symposium.