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MMIP Training Resources

In Spring 2021, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) Domestic Violence Prevention program hosted a webinar series on human trafficking and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP.) This series aims to provide education and resources to collectively protect Alaska’s communities. Each webinar session consisted of presentations from guest speakers and an open discussion with participants. During the webinar sessions, speakers and participants shared resources related to MMIP. Find a listing of those resources here.

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MMIP Webinar Sessions

Alaska’s MMIWG Data and Responding with Healing-centered Community Engagement
Hosted Monday, March 29

Data for Indigenous Justice (DIJ) Executive Director and Native Movement Gender Justice and Healing Director Charlene Apok presented on DIJ’s newly published report, We Are Calling to You: Alaska’s Missing and Murdered Womxn and Girls, as well as methodologies in healing-centered community events in response to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).

Learning Objectives:

  • How the DIJ’s report equips Tribal entities with the information needed to self-determine their own pathways to justice
  • The use of healing-centered community engagement to promote wellness among those who affected by and are involved in critical justice work
  • Methodologies Charlene Apok and her Native Movement colleagues employ in their practices

Zoom webinar recording

Identifying and Responding to Human Trafficking in Alaska
Hosted Tuesday, April 20

Alaska Department of Justice Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Coordinator Ingrid Cumberlidge, Alaska Department of Law Special Assistant Attorney General Charlotte Rand and Assistant Attorney General Chris Darnall talk about what human trafficking is from a legal perspective. Human Trafficking is happening in Alaska and particularly among Alaska’s most vulnerable populations. However, we can work together to protect our communities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Efforts currently underway to address trafficking
  • How to identify and respond to trafficking
  • Efforts to work collaboratively to meaningfully combat trafficking in Alaska

Zoom webinar recording

Mobilizing Native Communities to Address Alaska’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons
Hosted Friday, May 14

Native Peoples Action (NPA), an Alaska Native-led nonprofit organization, shares its capacity-building approach to address the issue of Alaska’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons. Gain insight into how NPA works with Alaska Native communities to amplify Indigenous people’s power and voices through direct policy advocacy, community engagement and the MMIWG2SAlaska coalition.

Learning Objectives:

  • Native Peoples Action and its services
  • Indigenous-led policy change
  • Community engagement, such as hosting vigils and talking circles

Zoom webinar recording