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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.
The Indian Law Resource Center condemns President Trump’s continued derogatory use of the “Pocahontas” name in his political attacks. Used in this manner—to insult and to degrade for the purpose of proving superiority and trying to win political points—the Pocahontas name becomes a racist slur....read more