Heather Steinberger
2/10/14
Eldena Bear Don’t Walk is living out her childhood dream. The youngster who imagined one day becoming a lawyer has done exactly that — and more...
ICTMN Staff
6/23/13
President Barack Obama signed into law the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on March 7 surrounded by American Indian women who fought tirelessly for the pas...
Rob Capriccioso
2/22/13
Republican House members Tom Cole (Okla.) and Darrell Issa (Calif.) on February 20 issued new Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) legislation that includes stronger tribal jurisdicti...
ICTMN Staff
2/19/13
The Western Diné Justice Center opened its doors on February 17 as Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly referred to the center as a new era for Navajo Public Safety...
ICTMN Staff
2/12/13
In order to present recommendations to President Barack Obama and the United States Congress about how to make tribal communities safer and more just, the Indian Law and Order Comm...
Duane Champagne
12/23/12
According to current U.S. legal interpretations, non-Indian U.S. citizens are not subject to tribal criminal jurisdiction. A critical well-known case is where the U.S...
Mary Kim Titla
11/24/12
“If there wasn’t a teen center, teenagers would be bored and they would probably get into trouble,” said Desiray Miles, 13, San Carlos Apache...
Patti Jo King
11/3/12
North Dakota’s Democratic Senate candidate, Heidi Heitkamp , is working hard for the Native vote...
Duane Champagne
11/8/12
Criminal justice administration in the state of Alaska is very centralized. It is also very ineffective...
Duane Champagne
8/9/12
Recent studies by the UCLA School of Law Native Nations Law & Policy Center suggest that American Indians do not believe that federal, state or tribal courts are fair...

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