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...
ICTMN Staff
2/7/13
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) received a victory today as Senators Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) proposed amendment was knocked down...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/7/13
The statistics are horrifying: 34 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native women will be raped in their lifetimes and 39 percent will be subjected to domestic violence; on some...
Gyasi Ross
2/5/13
INTRODUCTION: OF GUN RIGHTS AND POLITICS There is a fundamental difference between leadership and politics...
Ryan D. Dreveskracht
2/4/13

As the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) debate raged during the last days of 2012, the National Congress of American Indians issued a Call to Action, urging Indian Coun...

Steve Russell
2/2/13

I seldom point to the colonial governments as an example for tribal governments, but we could learn a lot from the ongoing comedy in Washington. After all, a negative example is still an example....

Rob Capriccioso
1/25/13
Native Americans are getting a jump-start on lobbying the new 113 th Congress for passage of tribal provisions passed last year by the Senate but stalled in the House involving the...
Bryan Newland
1/19/13

Sunday officially marks the conclusion of President Obama’s first term in office—as well as the beginning of his second term....

Rob Capriccioso
1/15/13
Native American and congressional advocates of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) are frustrated that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., held up a compromise in the wanin...

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