Native American Winged Hope 3 fold brochure
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Native American Winged Hope 3 fold brochure
W I N G E D H O P E
929 N. Val Vista Dr. Suite 109-167
By recognizing and addressing the
risk factors associated with child
abuse, domestic violence and
suicide, Winged Hope will reach the
Native people with culturally
sensitive advocacy that honors
Native customs and traditions. !
NATIV E AMER ICAN
FAMILY ADVOCAC Y
He who is present at a
wrongdoing and does not lift
a hand to prevent it, is as
guilty as the wrongdoers. !
~Native American Proverb!
Tell me, and I'll forget. Show me,
and I may not remember.
Involve me, and I'll understand.
~Native American Proverb
5 Simple Ways to
1. Be a nurturing, loving, patient
parent. Tell your children often
that they are loved and valued.
Never use violence.
! 2. Reach out to neighbors and
friends with children. Sometimes
parents just need a sympathetic
ear to help them feel they are
! 3. Be patient with crying infants.
NEVER shake a baby. Step
away and practice relaxation
techniques before you pick up
your crying infant again if you
feel yourself getting stressed out.
! 4. Educate yourself and your
community about child abuse.
Arrange for a child abuse
prevention speaker to attend
your next HOA or PTA meeting.
! 5. Report suspected abuse at
TOGETHER WE CA N M AK E A D IFFE R E NCE
Isolation and substance abuse create a hostile environment rife with abuse.
Tackling all of the issues at hand is necessary to begin healing. The cycle of abuse
must be addressed across the generations.
CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION,
AWARENESS & TREATMENT:
American Indian/Alaska Native children represent 1.6%
of substantiated child abuse cases, yet are only 1% of the
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION,
AWARENESS & TREATMENT:
Native American women experience domestic violence at
a rate that is 50% higher than other groups.
SUICIDE PREVENTION, AWARENESS &
American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest
rates of suicide compared to any other ethnic group in
the United States and they make up the smallest
percentage of the population.
We believe every child and woman
matters and deserves to feel safe!
We believe that together we can
make a difference in the lives of
women and children!
for Child Abuse
!A combination of individual, relational,
community, and societal factors contribute to the
risk of child abuse. Risk factors are those
characteristics associated with child maltreatment
—they may or may not be direct causes.
• Substance Abuse or Mental Health Issues
• Social Isolation
• Community Violence
• History of Family Violence/ Maltreatment