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Center staff were on hand today at the release of the Indian Law and Order Commission’s final report “A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer: Report to the President and Congress of the United States.” The Report makes 40 substantive recommendations to improve criminal justice systems serving Native American and Alaska Native communities.
Video and resources from the October 9 panel discussion, "Indigenous Peoples’ Lands and Development: World Bank Interventions and Lessons Learned" (More...)
October 11, 2013 | Tribal leaders file two administrative appeals to stop an election that would allow non-tribal members a vote on a proposed new constitution. (More>>)
September 2013 | Highlights from the Center's participation in the 24th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland (MORE...)
MDBs and member States must respect the rights of indigenous peoples (more...)
Indian Law Resource Center delivers statement at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. CLICK HERE FOR MORE...
by Karla E. General* - The Declaration recognizes and affirms the rights of indigenous peoples to their cultural, religious, and spiritual practices, to have private access to sacred sites, as well as to maintain and strengthen their spiritual relationship with their traditionally held lands, territories, waters and coastal seas and other resources.