Gale Courey Toensing
2/7/13
The statistics are horrifying: 34 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native women will be raped in their lifetimes and 39 percent will be subjected to domestic violence; on some...
Gyasi Ross
2/5/13
INTRODUCTION: OF GUN RIGHTS AND POLITICS There is a fundamental difference between leadership and politics...
Steve Russell

I seldom point to the colonial governments as an example for tribal governments, but we could learn a lot from the ongoing comedy in Washington. After all, a negative example is still an example....

2/2/13
ICTMN Staff
1/27/13
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: FOUR MORE YEARS: President Barack Obama was sworn in for a second term, and during his speech he discus...
Rob Capriccioso
1/25/13
Native Americans are getting a jump-start on lobbying the new 113 th Congress for passage of tribal provisions passed last year by the Senate but stalled in the House involving the...
Bryan Newland

Sunday officially marks the conclusion of President Obama’s first term in office—as well as the beginning of his second term....

1/19/13
Rob Capriccioso
1/15/13
Native American and congressional advocates of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) are frustrated that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., held up a compromise in the wanin...
ICTMN Staff
12/31/12
The most widely read stories aren't always the most important ones. We recently published our list of 2012's most popular stories by page views ...
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...
Brian Patterson

I have been taught that “no nation is truly defeated until the hearts of its women are on the ground.”  Native women have strong hearts, but that strength is constantly challenged by the high rates of domestic violence on many Indian reservations.  Of course, domestic violence is not limited to w...

12/14/12

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