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America ReFramed: Sisters Rising

Premieres on SO PBS World Tuesday, April 20 at 5 p.m.

Image from Sisters Rising Film.

Native American women are 2.5 times more likely to experience sexual assault than all other American women. Sisters Rising follows six women who refuse to let this pattern of violence continue in the shadows: a tribal cop in the midst of the North Dakota oil boom, an attorney fighting to overturn restrictions on tribal sovereignty, an Indigenous women’s self-defense instructor, grassroots advocates working to influence legislative change, and the author of the first anti-sex trafficking code to be introduced to a reservation’s tribal court. Their stories shine an unflinching light on righting injustice on both an individual and systemic level.