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The Week That Was, October 5, 2015
Well For Culture: Elder Fitness, Yoga
Indigenous Tools Hold Sacred Power
The Pope & When Genocide Isn't Genocide
1st US Revolution: The Pueblo Revolt
Indigenous Earthquake Tales Validated
Skins:Forced Sterilizations Native Women
Thank Indians for Latest Superfood
NMAI Profile: Bruce Whiteman Jr.
Fundamentalism II: God Loves Genocide
Jewell Big Week: Pope, Solarthon & $25K
Why'd the Rez Chicken Cross the Road?
Bristol Bay's Stunning Wild Salmon Run
Houska: 'The Green Inferno': Lousy Film
BC Tourism Links Cultures, Creates Jobs
Cultural Tourism Is a Growing Topic
Pol Disses Pope; Pope Disses Indians
OU Pres Supports Native Programs
Memorial for Jess Sixkiller
The Sale of Yucca Mountain Was an Attack
Thing About Skins
Sex Trafficking Experts Claim Amnesty International Has Betrayed Native Women
Mary Annette Pember
Advocates for indigenous women are outraged by what they call Amnesty International’s betrayal of those caught in the murky world of sex trafficking...
Are Tribal Courts Developed Enough For VAWA? Pascua Yaqui Proves It
The American Bar Association Journal summed up the situation this way in a recent article on Reclaiming Sovereignty: “Indian tribes are retaking jurisdiction over domestic violence...
Fossil Fuel Extraction Dangers: Native American and Women’s Organizations Request UN Help on Sexual Violence
Honor the Earth
On April 21, 2015, a coalition of Native American and women’s organizations filed a submission to the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, requestin...
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Remembered Across Canada, U.S.
It is Valentine’s Day, but for many across Turtle Island, it is a day not of romance but to commemorate loss and celebrate lives that are no more...
Keith Harper on Indigenous Rights, Redskins and the Israel/Hamas Conflict
Gale Courey Toensing
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...
Ending Violence Against Women: 19 Years of Progress
Today marks the 19 th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)...
USET Develops Work Group to Address Violence Against Native Women
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...
Shanley Takes on Violence Against Women for Standing Rock Sioux
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...
President Obama Signs Violence Against Women Act Into Law
President Barack Obama this morning signed into law the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act that includes tribal provisions...
Canadian Parliament Unanimously Approves Launch of Missing and Murdered Women Committee
David P. Ball
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...
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