Northern Training: Tribal & Rural Communities Addressing Gender Based Violence

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - Thursday, July 18, 2024 Ho-Chunk Gaming & Convention Center

The Ho-Chunk Nation hosts the 2024 Northern Training in Wisconsin Dells, in collaboration with American Indians Against Abuse and End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. We will gather from 8am-4:30pm on July 17 and from 8am-1pm on July 18.  

Join us in community to address gender-based violence and learn from members of the Ho-Chunk Nation, tribal and rural presenters from Wisconsin, and guests from tribal communities outside of Wisconsin. We welcome keynote presenter Lenny Hayes, panelists from Wica Agli, tribal coalition leadership from Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition, First Nations Women’s Alliance, and Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains.  


Wednesday, July 17 

8-9am | Registration & Breakfast
9am-12pm Program
12-1:00pm | Lunch
1:00-4:30pm | Program
4:30pm | Close for the Day 

Thursday, July 18 

8-9am | Breakfast
9am-12pm | Program
12:00-1pm | Lunch/Closing
1:00 pm | Dismissal 

Link to view detailed agenda 

Link to view Wica Agli Photos & Bios 


A block of rooms is available at the nightly rate of $85+15% Ho-Chunk Nation Tribal tax (all other taxes exempt). Call to make reservations at 800-746-2486 and ask for group room block ID#13993 (End Abuse WI room block) by Monday, July 1, 2024. AIAA scholarship recipients do not need to reserve a room – AIAA will coordinate lodging. 

Cost to Attend 

Registration fee is waived for:

    • Tribal Program Advocates scholarship recipients approved by American Indians Against Abuse  
    • End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin Program Members 
    • Programs Funded by the WI Department of Children & Families or DOJ Office of Crime Victim Services 

$300 for all others 

End Abuse may be able to assist with travel expenses for member programs outside of the southern region. Contact for more information. 

Deadline to register and reserve lodging: Monday, July 1.   

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