The National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI) was created to address the lack of culturally appropriate information and community education materials on Elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in Indian Country. The presentation on elder Abuse in Indian Country is designed for those who work with Indigenous elders to identify and address Elder Abuse in Indian Country. The presentation will help one understand the various types of abuse and become knowledgeable about elder abuse issues.
Presenter: Jacque Gray, PhD. Dr Gray is with the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI), the national resource center for Tribal elder abuse established in 2011. The mission of NIEJI is to restore respect and dignity by honoring Indigenous elderly.