Connections between Homelessness & Trafficking
Jun 11, 2019
Patina Park, MN Indian Women’s Resource Center
Connections between Homelessness & Trafficking

Patina Park is Cheyenne River Sioux, an adult adoptee, and Executive Director at the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center, providing programming grounded in cultural strengths to heal, preserve, and strengthen Native American women and families.

Ms. Park has enjoyed working throughout Indian Country and with state and county government agencies nation-wide, training on topics including: Federal Indian Law; working with Native Communities; historical trauma; and poverty and the impact on families, and is co-author of Best Outcomes for Indian Children, Child Welfare Volume 91(3)(2012). Patina lives in Wisconsin with her husband, two kids, three cats, and an easy-going dog. She is also fond of cake.