In our culture, violence against women remains a problem of disgraceful proportions, but it’s especially alarming among Native Americans. Indigenous girls and women are much more likely to be a victim of violence or sexual assault and, just as tragically, their cases are less likely to be investigated and prosecuted.

Download a study guide for the article “The silent epidemic,” which appeared in Living Lutheran‘s November 2018 print edition. The PDF includes four pages of discussion questions and a copy of the aritcle.


Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Md., and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides. Previously he served as an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod.

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