Who We Are
The Native American Community Board (NACB) was incorporated as a non-profit (501)(c)(3) organization in 1985 by a concerned and well-informed group of Native Americans living on or near the Yankton Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
The Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center (NAWHERC)--which provides direct services to Native women and families in South Dakota and advocates for Native women at the community, national, and international levels to protect our reproductive health and rights--is a project of the NACB (the NACB is the governing board). NAWHERC’s activities range from community education to preserve our culture, campaigns to end violence against Indigenous women, coalition building to fight for our reproductive justice, and environmental justice.
Since its founding in 1988, NAWHERC has become the leading pathfinder in the country in addressing Indigenous women’s reproductive health and justice issues while working to preserve and protect our culture. NACB and NAWHERC serve reservation-based Indigenous women at the local, national, and international levels.
Go Fund Me Campaign
What to do when you are raped graphic novel released
The Native American Community Board in Lake Andes, South Dakota has release a new graphic novel written and illustrated by Lucy Bonner entitled 'What to do when you're RAPED: An ABC Handbook for Native Girls' (a pdf version can be viewed here)
The Native American Community Board (NACB) works to protect the health and human rights of Indigenous Peoples pertinent to our communities through cultural preservation, education, coalition building, community organizing, reproductive justice, environmental justice, and natural resource protection while working toward safe communities for women and children at the local, national, and international level.
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Board of Directors
Katrina Cantrell, Shoshone
Dr. Mia Luluqusien, Ilocano/Heilstuk
Kim Mettler-Chase, Three Affiliated Tribes (Mandan)
Anne White Hat, Rosebud Sioux
Charon Asetoyer, Comanche
Florence Hare, Ihanktonwan Dakota
Clarence Rockboy, Yankton Sioux
Charon Asetoyer, Comanche
Jackie R. Rouse, Yankton Sioux
Reports & News
- What to do when you are raped graphic novel released
- Indigenous Youth Speak Out November 2015
- Go Fund Me Campaign
- Pressure to Offer Services Consistently at Indian Health Services Continues to Grow
- The Lack of Access to Emergency Contraception Continues
- The Failing State of Native American Women’s Health: Interview with Charon Asetoyer