Ponca tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Tribal Victim Services
The mission of Ponca Tribal Victim Services is to promote services and support that protects and enhances the mental, physical, financial, social, emotional and spiritual needs of crime victims and their survivors, residing in the Ponca Tribes service area.
Native American Women are the second highest population in the US to die from homicide.
Among Native American Women, almost 7-10 (66.4%) have experienced psychological aggression by an intimate partner.
In 2018, Oklahoma had 82 separate domestic violence cases resulting in the death of 105 people.
More than one in three (35%) of American Indian women have experienced rape during their lifetime.
In 2019, there were 2, 364 rapes reported in Oklahoma and only 412 rape cases were cleared by law enforcement through arrest.
Among US women rape victims, 43.2% stated that their rape occurred before the age of 18 while nearly one in eight (12.7%) reported victimization at the age of ten or younger.
Relationship Red Flags
- Domestic Violence is not only Physical Violence
Does your partner?
- Lose their temper
- Make you feel guilty
- Take money from you
- Not listen to your opinions
- Ignore your or give you the silent treatment
- Blame you for any problems or issues
- Tell you how to dress
- Monitor your texts/social media accounts
- Make you check-in often
- Isolate you from friends/family
- Hide or take the car keys
- Make all of the decisions in the relationship
- Exaggerate disagreements
- Break things
- Harm pets
- Get jealous when you talk to others
- Insult or make fun of you
- Use children to manipulate you
- Make you stop doing things you enjoy