ICTMN Staff
3/27/13
On March 26, news came that South Dakota Democratic Senator Tim Johnson, member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, would not be seeking re-election in 2014...
Timothy Aqukkasuk Argetsinger
3/24/13

Many federally recognized tribes are celebrating the reauthorization of VAWA, which contains key provisions that authorize tribal courts to prosecute non-Indians in sexual assault and domestic violence cases on reservation....

Rob Capriccioso
3/14/13
While the tribal court inherent jurisdictional provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) passed both chambers of Congress in February, and President Barack Obama subseque...
Senator Harry Reid
3/13/13

March 7 was a momentous day -- President Obama was finally able to sign the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)....

Rob Capriccioso
3/11/13
During the March 7 signing ceremony in the offices of the United States Department of the Interior of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Vice President J...
Gyasi Ross
3/7/13
INCREDIBLE NEWS: On Thursday, February 28th, 2013, the House of Representatives finally decided that Native women, LGBTQ women, and immigrant women were worthy of protections from ...
ICTMN Staff
3/7/13
President Barack Obama this morning signed into law the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act that includes tribal provisions...
ICTMN Staff
3/3/13
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: • VAWA PASSES: The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization passed the U.S...
Renée Roman Nose
3/1/13

February 28 marks the first day in the history of the United States when Native women living on reservations will be offered equal protection from violent criminals as most non-reservation women had since the original passage of VAWA ten years ago....

ICTMN Staff
3/1/13
In one of her columns for Indian Country Today , Suzan Shown Harjo wrote: "Only the reinstatement of tribal jurisdiction and remedies has a chance of reversing the epidemic levels ...

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