Mark Trahant
2/27/13
This is not a headline that any political party wants to read: “House GOP Caves: Violence Against Women Act Impasse Finally Broken.” The shape of a new deal is simple, according to...
Rob Capriccioso
2/27/13
Indian affairs law and lobby officials nationwide are mobilizing at the news that the House Republican leadership may soon consider an up or down vote on S.47, the Senate version o...
ICTMN Staff
2/27/13
Comments made by Iowa Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) about the tribal provisions of the Violence Against Women (VAWA) this week, are being labeled as “fear mongering” by the Natio...
Cedric Sunray
2/26/13

Senator Maria Cantwell, the chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, stated in regard to tribal provisions in VAWA, “If you think you are rooting out crime in America and you are letting a sieve happen in Indian country you are not rooting out crime....

ICTMN Staff
2/24/13
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: • FRASIER SENTENCED: At the February 21 sentencing hearing, Jennifer Davette Fraser, 29, was sentenced ...
Rob Capriccioso
2/22/13
Republican House members Tom Cole (Okla.) and Darrell Issa (Calif.) on February 20 issued new Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) legislation that includes stronger tribal jurisdicti...
ICTMN Staff
2/21/13
As the Violence Against Women Act discussion moves to the Congressional side of D.C. following its Senate passing on February 12, some senators are still opposed to it. Take Sen...
Mark Trahant
2/19/13
This morning President Barack Obama will make yet another pitch, calling on Congress to stop the sequester with a balanced approach. Of course nothing will happen today...
Winona LaDuke
2/18/13
The following is a column by Winona LaDuke originally published at News From Winona LaDuke originally published on February 13...
Ray Cook, ICTMN Opinion Editor
2/18/13

In the Northeast among the forests and along the shores of Iroquoia we have a dance called the Women’s Shuffle Dance, or the Women’s Dance. The men sing an ancient song meant to honor and recognize the role of women and the female spirit....

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