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March 16, 2016| New York, NY — Speakers from American Indian tribes, Alaska Native villages, and Canadian national indigenous organizations are set to converge for a critical panel discussion on violence against indigenous women and girls.
Feb. 23 2016
By Kanya D'Almeida, Race and Justice Reporter, RH Reality Check
Washington, D.C. — More than 100 people accepted the invitation to attend a congressional briefing, Violence Against Women and Implementation of VAWA 2013 Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction held February 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C.
Armstrong Wiggins, director of the Center’s Washington, D.C. office and a Miskito Indian, says the escalating violence in Nicaragua must stop. He encourages the international community to join in solidarity with the Miskito people calling for an end to military attacks against indigenous...read more
On August 15, the President and Vice President of the Parliament were arrested for collecting the entrance fee to Rapa Nui National Park. They were released the next day but were forbidden to enter their sacred sites. The President, Leviante Araki Tepano, was arrested...read more
In 2010, the Rapa Nui people protested against Chile's lack of recognition of the clans' land rights, poor management of their sacred sites, and lack of control over immigration to the island. These peaceful protests led to violent clashes with police. The Indian Law Resource Center helped the...read more