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Stark look at abuse and violence aimed at Native American children

Stark look at abuse and violence aimed at Native American children

“According to the 2009 National Sur­vey of Children’s Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), more than 60 percent of children are exposed to violence. Incidents on reservations are even higher, said Lonna Hunter, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and expert witness at the Bismarck hearing. She is the project coordinator of the Council on Crime and Justice.”

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