Mary Annette Pember
8/31/15
Advocates for indigenous women are outraged by what they call Amnesty International’s betrayal of those caught in the murky world of sex trafficking...
Lee Allen
5/20/15
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...
Honor the Earth
5/12/15
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...
ICTMN Staff
2/14/15
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...
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...

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