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Ksyla White and her mother. White's mother was killed in 2009 by her husband during a domestic violence conflict. Photo courtesy of Kayla White

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Tackling domestic violence within Native communities

Statistics show Native American women experience domestic abuse at 50 percent higher rate than national average

Kayla White was 12 years old that winter morning, when her life was changed forever. On Jan. 2, 2009, White’s mother was killed by her father, becoming a deadly victim of domestic violence.