Harold Monteau

The Indian Civil Rights Act has been a dismal failure, if one considers its original intent; to protect tribal members and others subject to tribal jurisdiction from arbitrary and capr...

6/26/12
Caroline P. Mayhew

Amid the current election excitement and heightened national focus on the politics of women’s issues, Congressional efforts to reauthorize the Violence ...

5/29/12
Rob Capriccioso
4/1/12
WASHINGTON – Native Americans are making a push to support reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in the face of congressional attacks of tribal provisions of the...
Walter Lamar

The budget battles of 2012 struck a blow to key provisions of the Tribal Law and Order Act and although the proposed budget contains increases for some important programs, funding would still re...

3/23/12
Jana L. Walker

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples signals a new means to change federal law and policy to restore safety to Native women, to stre...

2/6/12
Rob Capriccioso
1/9/12
WASHINGTON—National crime statistics already indicate that 1 in 3 American Indian women will be raped in their lifetimes, but new clarification from the Obama administration on the...
Duane Champagne
12/27/11
In recent decades tribal governments and communities have reported through congressional testimonies and research on the administration of justice that reservation Indian communiti...
Rob Capriccioso
12/19/11
WASHINGTON – If there’s one issue that every politician agrees with on Indian issues in Washington, it’s that tribal justice and safety needs to be strengthened...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/28/11
The first legal casebook dedicated entirely to tribal law is the fruit of seven years of work by Dr. Matthew L.M...
Tristan Ahtone
12/1/11
This complex story begins in the summer of 1881, when prominent Lakota chief Spotted Tail was assassinated on the Rosebud Reservation by a Lakota subchief named Crow Dog...

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