WHO WE ARE
First Nations Women's Alliance is the Tribal Coalition for Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault.
First Nations Women's Alliance is committed to ending violence against women and children.
We have been serving North Dakota communities since 2008.
Based in Devil's Lake, ND, the First Nations Women’s Alliance is a collaborative Tribal Coalition which consists of five Tribal Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault programs and one campus violence program in North Dakota.
T0 strengthen our Tribal communities by creating a forum for leaders to come together to address the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. We are committed to ending all forms of violence by providing culturally relevant services and resources and facilitating the provision of those services by others in our communities.
WHO WE SERVE
While our administrative offices are located in Devils Lake, North Dakota, we collaborate with other providers and offer services throughout the state of North Dakota:
Standing Rock Tribal Court Domestic Violence Program (Lakota);
Ft. Berthold Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation);
Spirit Lake Victim Assistance Program (Spirit Lake Nation);
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.