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Conquest: Sexual Violence and Native American Genocide

Saturday, November 30, 2013 By Staff, Making Contact National Radio Project | Report
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Native american.(Photo: Lindsey Gira / Flickr)Native American women experience the highest rates of violence of any other group in the United States. One in three native women have been victims of sexual assault and the murder rate of indigenous women is consistently higher than the national average. On this edition, Andrea Smith, author of "Conquest: Sexual Violence and Native American Genocide" explains the connection between violence against women, and the colonization of native lands and bodies.

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Conquest: Sexual Violence and Native American Genocide

Saturday, November 30, 2013 By Staff, Making Contact National Radio Project | Report
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Native american.(Photo: Lindsey Gira / Flickr)Native American women experience the highest rates of violence of any other group in the United States. One in three native women have been victims of sexual assault and the murder rate of indigenous women is consistently higher than the national average. On this edition, Andrea Smith, author of "Conquest: Sexual Violence and Native American Genocide" explains the connection between violence against women, and the colonization of native lands and bodies.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.