Cedric Sunray

Senator Maria Cantwell, the chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, stated in regard to tribal provisions in VAWA, “If you think you are rooting out crime in America and you are letting a sieve happen in Indian country you are not rooting out crime....

2/26/13
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
2/21/13
As the Violence Against Women Act discussion moves to the Congressional side of D.C. following its Senate passing on February 12, some senators are still opposed to it. Take Sen...
Mark Trahant
2/19/13
This morning President Barack Obama will make yet another pitch, calling on Congress to stop the sequester with a balanced approach. Of course nothing will happen today...
Winona LaDuke
2/18/13
The following is a column by Winona LaDuke originally published at News From Winona LaDuke originally published on February 13...
Ray Cook, ICTMN Opinion Editor

In the Northeast among the forests and along the shores of Iroquoia we have a dance called the Women’s Shuffle Dance, or the Women’s Dance. The men sing an ancient song meant to honor and recognize the role of women and the female spirit....

2/18/13
Ruth Hopkins

This past Thursday, Jefferson Keel, President of the National Congress of American Indians, delivered the 11th Annual State of the Indian Nations Address....

2/17/13
ICTMN Staff
2/14/13
The following is National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel’s 11 th Annual State of the Indian Nations Address from this morning in Washington, D.C.: “Members o...
Rob Capriccioso
2/13/13
Rejecting attempts to politicize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a wide majority of the U.S...
ICTMN Staff
2/12/13
The first hurdle is cleared for the tribal provisions to the Violence Against Women Act, as the Senate voted 78-22 today to reauthorize VAWA...

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