ICTMN Staff
3/3/13
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: • VAWA PASSES: The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization passed the U.S...
Renée Roman Nose

February 28 marks the first day in the history of the United States when Native women living on reservations will be offered equal protection from violent criminals as most non-reservation women had since the original passage of VAWA ten years ago....

3/1/13
ICTMN Staff
3/1/13
In one of her columns for Indian Country Today , Suzan Shown Harjo wrote: "Only the reinstatement of tribal jurisdiction and remedies has a chance of reversing the epidemic levels ...
ICTMN Staff
3/1/13
Reactions continue to arrive following the House passing of the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization on February 28, complete with the tribal provisions recently included in ...
Rob Capriccioso
2/28/13
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization passed the U.S. House on February 28 by a vote of 286 to 138...
ICTMN Staff
2/28/13
American Indian women had their voices heard today as the U.S. House passed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act with the U.S...
Rob Capriccioso
2/28/13
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization has passed the U.S. House by a vote of 286 - 138. It includes the U.S...
Mark Trahant
2/27/13
This is not a headline that any political party wants to read: “House GOP Caves: Violence Against Women Act Impasse Finally Broken.” The shape of a new deal is simple, according to...
Rob Capriccioso
2/27/13
Indian affairs law and lobby officials nationwide are mobilizing at the news that the House Republican leadership may soon consider an up or down vote on S.47, the Senate version o...
ICTMN Staff
2/27/13
Comments made by Iowa Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) about the tribal provisions of the Violence Against Women (VAWA) this week, are being labeled as “fear mongering” by the Natio...

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