Section VI: Alaska Native/American Indian/Indigenous Women

The Society for the Psychology of Women is pleased to announce the creation of this new Section: Alaska Native/American Indian/Indigenous Women Section 6 of Division 35, the Society for the Psychology of Women.

For more information, contact the Section President Anita Mihecoby, PhD.


Alaska Native/American Indian/Indigenous Women contains articles from the section's president, president-elect, and lists section events and other relevant member information.

Articles of Interest

Research in Indian Country 
An innovative program at the University of North Dakota is training students to conduct ethical research with native populations and nurturing the next generation of scientists — many of whom are Native American themselves.

Recent Presentations

Intergenerational Trauma Among American Indians:  An Overview (PDF, 1MB)  
American Indian women go beyond enduring adversity and embrace life, despite the traumatic history and cultural damage. Successful interventions are respectful, community based, and evidence based.