ICTMN Staff
11/23/11
As reported by the Associated Press, eight Native Americans filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Washington Department of Social and Health Services...
ICTMN Staff
11/13/11
A Miami jury awarded a $100 million verdict on Thursday against a retired Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing dozens of boys, reported The Washington Post ...
Stephanie Woodard
10/7/11
“We’re so relieved,” said Mary Jane Wanna, 65, of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate council’s passage of a new childhood-sexual-abuse statute, which will allow tribal members to file cla...
ICTMN Staff
8/22/11
More than 500 victims of child sexual abuse by Catholic Church officials in the 1960s and 1970s have begun receiving checks from the $166 million settlement with Northwest Jesuits,...
Gyasi Ross and Michael O. Finley
8/4/11

The time has come to make meaningful change. Native women need to be protected from the sexual predators who repeatedly victimize them, without consequence or repercussion....

Charles Trimble
7/21/11

I recently downloaded a list of Jesuits—priests, brothers and deacons—who have been accused of sexual abuse of children and, presumably, adult parishioners as well....

Ray Cook
7/14/11

In recent weeks, Indian Country Today Media Network has reported on apparent random acts of violence on Natives and on the unfolding mess of sexual abuse at Catholic schools in the Dakotas....

Karonienhawi Thomas
7/16/11

My mother told me about a presentation she saw that mentioned how one kind person can make all the difference to a victim of sexual assault. This stood out to me—that one act of kindness from one person could have such a profound effect on someone in the midst of trauma....

Mark Trahant
4/13/11

ST. MICHAEL, Alaska—It’s trite to write that winter days are short this far north. And it is remarkable watching the sun skate through the sky in such a hurry to disappear. But more than the sun’s pace, it’s the angle that makes a December visit ...

ICTMN Staff
4/20/11
As he discussed in a recent column for Indian Country Today Media Network, Mark Trahant reported on sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in Alaska for the PBS series Frontline...

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