Violence Against Native Women Shows Clear and Urgent Need for Law Reform

Novos comentários do Centro sobre propostas de Políticas para REDD+ do Banco Mundial y o UN-REDD

Federal Court decision allows U.S. government to take millions from the Tribe.  "This decision is devastating to the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe and fundamentally wrong," says Coulter.

Indian Law Resource Center delivers statement at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE...

Dianne Millich, a member of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe in Colorado, already knows better than anyone about the importance of the tribal provisions in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, S. 1925, which was passed by the Senate with strong bipartisan support.
Indigenous leaders and state representatives left the recent 14th round of negotiations on the draft American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with a sense of both frustration and urgency.

Senate passes S. 1925, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, by a 68-31 vote; tribal provisions remain intact

Securing an approach to development which respects the rights and protects the livelihoods of the world’s indigenous peoples is one of the Center’s core goals. In March, Washington Office Director Armstrong Wiggins and staff members Gretchen Gordon and Karla General joined with indigenous...

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Two critical bills now pending in Congress offer promise in the battle to end violence against Native women: S. 1763, the Stand Against Violence and Empower (SAVE) Native Women Act, introduced by Senator Akaka (D-HA), and S. 1925, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, introduced by... read more

President Barack Obama announced the United States’ support for the UN Declaration on the Right of Indigenous Peoples in 2010.  Native nations now have the opportunity to use the Declaration as the basis for defining a new era of federal Indian policy. The Center is...

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