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 ... Read More
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization passed the U.S. House on February 28 by a vote of 286 to 138... Read More
American Indian women had their voices heard today as the U.S. House passed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act with the U.S... Read More
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization has passed the U.S. House by a vote of 286 - 138. It includes the U.S... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Cedric Sunray

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....

February 26, 2013
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... Read More
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... Read More
The following is a column by Winona LaDuke originally published at News From Winona LaDuke originally published on February 13... Read More