The First Nations Women’s Alliance (FNWA) is a collaborative Tribal Coalition which consists of five Tribal domestic
violence/sexual assault programs and one campus violence program in North Dakota: The Standing Rock Tribal Court Domestic Violence Program (Lakota); the Ft. Berthold Coalition Against Domestic
Violence (Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation); the Spirit Lake Victim Assistance Program (Spirit Lake Nation); the Trenton Indian Service Area Domestic Violence Program; and the United Tribes
Victim Assistance College Campus Violence Program (UTTC).
Spirit Lake Nation
The Spirit Lake Nation is located in East Central North Dakota and covers approximately 53,200 acres in Benson, Eddy,
Nelson, and Ramsey counties. According to the 2010 Census and the Spirit Lake Enrollment Office, there are 6,748 enrolled members, and approximately 7,100 people are living on the reservation,
3,587 of whom are Native.
Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation (MHA)
The reservation is located in West Central North Dakota and covers approximately 422,750 acres in six counties: McLean, Mercer, Dunn, Mountrail, McKenzie and Ward. According to the MHA Enrollment
Office, as of 2011, there are 12,204 enrolled members, 4,556 of whom reside on the reservation.
Standing Rock Nation
The Standing Rock Nation is located in South Central North Dakota and North Central South Dakota. The reservation covers approximately 2.3 million acres located in Sioux County in North Dakota and
Corson, Dewey, and Ziebach Counties in South Dakota. According to the Standing Rock Enrollment Office, in 2011 there were 16,000 enrolled members, and according to the 2010 US Census, there were
3,492 Native American people residing on the North Dakota side of the reservation.
Trenton Indian Service Area
The Trenton Indian Service Area (TISA) was established by Ordinance 28 by the Turtle Mountain Tribal Council on March 25, 1975. The area covered is approximately 6,200 square miles and is bounded on
the north by the Canadian border and on the west by the Ft. Peck Indian Reservation. In 2011, the IHS User Population was identified as being 1,800.