Episode #3 - Reawakening the Spirit Podcast: Federal Human Trafficking Resources for Tribal Communities
In this episode of Reawakening the Spirit podcast, host Tyesha Wood discusses federal resources available to Tribal communities for responding to human trafficking with guest Kimberly Woodard, a Senior Tribal Affairs Specialist with the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). Kimberly shares her insight on Project Beacon, an OVC program committed to increasing the quantity and quality of holistic, victim-centered services available to assist American Indian and Alaska Native victims of sex trafficking in urban areas.
Episode #2 - Reawakening the Spirit Podcast: Survivor-Centered Support for Native Victims of Human Trafficking
In this episode of Reawakening the Spirit podcast, host Tyesha Wood discusses healing the whole person and the power of relationships in supporting victims of human trafficking with guest Shayla Beaumont (Chippewa Cree). Shayla shares her insight on meeting the survivor where they are at and letting them navigate their way to healing; “The journey for everyone doesn’t look the same.” Shayla is the former case manager for Project Beacon at All Nations Health Center located in Missoula, Montana.
In this episode of Reawakening the Spirit podcast, host Tyesha Wood discusses trauma and human trafficking in Tribal communities with guest Heather Atsye (Pueblo Laguna). Heather shares her insight on intergenerational trauma, complex trauma, and personal trauma discussing and their connection to human trafficking and impact on Tribal communities.