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VAWA Passes Senate With Major Tribal Court Provisions; Status Quo for Alaska Natives
April 26, 2012
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate voted 68 – 31 on April 26 to approve the Violence against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization...
More Conservatives Criticize Tribal Courts; White House Rebuts
April 26, 2012
WASHINGTON – More foes of tribal courts are making themselves known in the battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), legislation currently under consideration in...
Obama Against Alaska Native VAWA Exclusion; Murkowski’s Role Examined
April 25, 2012
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is concerned about efforts in the U.S...
Central Council Re-elects Ed Thomas as President, Pass Resolution Opposing VAWA Exclusion
April 25, 2012
As the 77 th Annual Tribal Assembly of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Central Council) came to a close on April 21 two key announcements were mad...
Senate Women Safety Legislation to Exclude 40 Percent of Tribes
April 24, 2012
WASHINGTON – Approximately 230 out of the 566 federally recognized tribes would not be covered under tribal provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization, cur...
U.S. Senator Worries Tribal Courts Will Imprison ‘Any American’
April 16, 2012
WASHINGTON – Sen...
Tribal Provisions of Women Safety Law Under Senate Attack
April 01, 2012
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...
Sizing Up the Vote: The Key Races and Issues Across Indian Country, Part 2
November 04, 2012
While most of the media attention this election cycle has focused on the close presidential race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, there are many other campaigns and ...
Elections, Rape and the Voter Mandate on VAWA
November 07, 2012
Many analysts have commented on the impact that statements on the subjects of rape and abortion had on campaigns...
Montana Senator Jon Tester Urges Republicans and Democrats to Work Together for Indian Country
November 01, 2012
When Senator Jon Tester (D-Montana) pulled out a victory over former senator Conrad Burns by just 3,500 votes in 2006, he was quick to credit the members of Montana’s tribes with h...
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