Sacred Spirits - First Nations Coalition

Mission

Sacred Spirits mission is to reclaim the sacred spirits of women, men, and their families for the next seven generations by healing the effects of historical trauma through culturally competent practice utilizing traditional Anishinaabe values and beliefs.

Background

The Sacred Spirits Organization, formerly known as, Community Resource Alliance (CRA), is a federally recognized tribal coalition and 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to unifying the safety response on behalf of Native women, men and their families being victimized by sexual and domestic violence. Sacred Sprits was founded in 2001. Sacred Spirits, in its mission, vision, and strategic plan keeps it a priority to reduce or eliminate domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault in the White Earth area or surrounding area.   Its services include educational opportunities, training, technical assistance, promoting awareness, and advocacy. Sacred Spirits, in its mission, vision, and strategic plan keeps it a priority to reduce or eliminate domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault in the White Earth area or surrounding area.  In 2009, Sacred Spirits opened an outreach office in Moorhead, Minnesota, to begin working with the Native American community in alignment with its overall mission.

Organization Info

Executive Director
Lisa Brunner
Staff
1 part-time
4 full-time
Volunteers
5
Board Members and Affiliations
3
Year Formed
2001
Meeting Frequency
monthly
Tax-Exempt Organization Type
501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity
IRS Exemption Letter
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Financial Info

Organization Files Form 990
No
Top Three Funding Sources
1)United States Department of Justice - Office on Violence Against Women 2) The Tides Foundation 3) Office of Minority Health Resource Center
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Contact Info

Street Address
810 4th Avenue South, Suite #260
Moorhead, Minnesota (MN) 56560
Mailing Address
PO Box 253
Mahnomen, Minnesota (MN) 56557
Phone
(218) 284-1255
Fax
(218) 284-1256
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Board Members

Sacred Spirit Board Members include: Diane Roy, White Earth Ojibwa, Chairperson: served on the Board for Sacred Spirits, formerly known as Community Resource Alliance (CRA), for five years.  Karen Wadena, White Earth Ojibwa, Secretary: served on the Board for Sacred Spirits, formerly known as Community Resource Alliance (CRA), for four years.  Leah Prussia, White Earth Ojibwa, Board Member: served on the Board for Sacred Spirits, formerly known as Community Resource Alliance (CRA), for two year.