Gale Courey Toensing
8/11/14
Keith Harper, a Cherokee Nation citizen, was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the United State ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council and confirmed by...
Lynn Rosenthal
9/13/13
Today marks the 19 th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)...
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...
Tanya Lee
4/4/13
Erin Shanley, Cheyenne River Sioux, was sworn in as Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on March 4. Her appointment by U.S. Attorney Brendan V...
ICTMN Staff
3/7/13
President Barack Obama this morning signed into law the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act that includes tribal provisions...
David P. Ball
3/1/13
Human rights and indigenous groups in Canada are celebrating after Parliament voted unanimously on February 27 to launch a special committee on missing and murdered Native women...
ICTMN Staff
2/6/13
The online hacker group Anonymous has turned its attention to Canada’s missing and murdered women, compiling a map from police reports and online public input that designates each ...
Valerie Taliman
1/7/13
The abduction, brutal rape and strangulation of a First Nations woman by two white men on December 27 in Thunder Bay, Ontario has stirred fear, anger and urgent calls to catch the ...
ICTMN Staff
12/18/12
As politicians in Washington D.C. continue to argue over details of the Violence Against Women Act, Native women continue to be the victims of attacks at a high rate...
Rob Capriccioso
12/7/12
Tribal protections for Native women and families are one of the main issues being used as a bargaining tool by lawmakers in a last-ditch effort to get the Violence Against Women Ac...

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