Richard Walker
10/10/13
When Native American Rights Fund attorney Heather Kendall-Miller introduced Juana Majel-Dixon at a 2007 presentation at Harvard University, she said, “We’ll see how far we get with...
Rob Capriccioso
9/18/13
The week of September 9 was a big one for tribal visits to Washington, D.C...
Lynn Rosenthal
9/13/13
Today marks the 19 th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)...
Mary Annette Pember
8/28/13
Traditionally, membership in the Dakota women’s Brave Heart Society required a formidable spirit...
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...
Gyasi Ross
4/8/13
Hey Native people…just in case you didn’t realize it, we made history very recently!...
Vincent Schilling
4/1/13
At a recent North Dakota state meeting, Spirit Lake Victim Assistance Director, Native Victim’s Assistance Program Director and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) advocate Melissa M...
Winter King & Sara Clark

President Obama signed into law the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a federal statute that addresses domestic violence and other crimes against women....

3/31/13
Timothy Aqukkasuk Argetsinger

Many federally recognized tribes are celebrating the reauthorization of VAWA, which contains key provisions that authorize tribal courts to prosecute non-Indians in sexual assault and domestic violence cases on reservation....

3/24/13
Rob Capriccioso
3/14/13
While the tribal court inherent jurisdictional provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) passed both chambers of Congress in February, and President Barack Obama subseque...

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