Anne Minard
9/3/12
The Hopi Tribal Council voted to adopt a new criminal code on August 28, thereby scrapping a 1970s version that all but failed to punish sex crimes and limited tribal prosecutors t...
Sarah Deer
8/30/12

In a prior column, I offered an opinion about providing support and advocacy for survivors of violent crime in Indian country....

Rob Capriccioso
8/16/12
WASHINGTON – There are some sentimental reasons for American Indians to feel good about U.S. Rep...
Tristan Ahtone
7/31/12
In 2010, Congress passed the Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA)...
Harold Monteau
7/2/12

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...

Harold Monteau
6/26/12

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...

Caroline P. Mayhew
5/29/12

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

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
3/23/12

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...

Jana L. Walker
2/6/12

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...

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