Pictured below are the Board Members who attended RAW’s 2017 Annual Conference: from Left to Right. Angie Makomenaw (Board Chair) Karma Grayman, Kristina Groves (Board Treasurer), Lavern Dennison (Board Secretary). Other board members, not able to make the conference, are Gwen Cantsee, Hildegard Koenig, and Yolanda Francisco-Nez.


Click here to see our video interview with staff members of the Tohdenasshai Shelter in Kayenta, AZ. This is the only operating domestic violence shelter on the Navajo reservation. These women have performed miracles!

Three men and art will be presented at the Art Access Gallery from March 17th to April 14th. Click here to see the full information on the tribal areas represented by the presentations.

Click here to see our video interview with Selina Reyos, a senior at Duchesne High School who encountered racism and powerfully made a difference by addressing it directly.

Great news! You can contribute to RAW simply by shopping at Amazon. By going to https:/smile.amazon.com you can search for then click on Restoring Ancestral Winds as a nonprofit to contribute to. Then, by shopping from that site, Amazon will contribute .05% of your purchases to RAW. We thank you for your support.

 We are constantly updating and adding to our website. If you are looking for something that is not yet on our website, call Annette Macfarlane at (435) 257-6200 or (435) 279-7071. You can also email her at rowanemacfarlane@aim.com.

The mission of Restoring Ancestral Winds is to support healing in our indigenous communities. RAW will advocate for healthy relationships; educate our communities on issues surrounding stalking, domestic, sexual, dating and family violence; collaborate with Great Basin Region community members and stakeholders; and honor and strengthen traditional values with all our relations.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2014-IW-AX-0008 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, US Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.