On July 5, 2013, Hanna Harris, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was reported missing by her family in Lame Deer, Montana. When her body was found five days later, she had been raped and murdered. “Too often in Indian country and Alaska Native villages indigenous women are disappearing and... read more

(New York, NY) — Indigenous experts called for action during a March 19, 2018, panel to fix a legal system that too often leaves Native women in rural America unprotected from violence and sexual assault. The discussion included a screening of select scenes from Wind River, a feature film...

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The Tlingit, Haida, Aleut, and Tsimpsian peoples of the Sitka Tribe of Alaska are fighting to protect Pacific herring in Sitka Sound.

The Center’s Safe Women, Strong Nation project works to educate partners and advocates on opportunities to create systemic change through advocacy in the United Nations.

During the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, indigenous experts called for action to fix a legal system that too often leaves Native women, particularly those in rural America, unprotected from violence and sexual assault.

Since the of the adoption of the American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (ADRIP) on June 15, 2016, the Organization of American States (OAS) has outlined steps toward advancing the promises in the declaration.

January 26, 2018 | The Indian Law Resource Center Board of Directors announced today that they have begun a search for a new executive director.

Strengthening Ties With the Maya Lawyers Association of Guatemala: Senior Attorney Leonardo Crippa Contributes an Article...
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Land rights are crucial to the existence and wellbeing of indigenous peoples around the world. For many communities, securing collective property rights means ensuring cultural survival and gaining a foothold on economic development.
One of the largest indigenous organizations in South America, Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations from the Brazilian Amazon (COIAB), has for the first time in its history, elected an indigenous woman to serve in its top post.