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By Cara Tabachnick for The Crime Report | December 05, 2011 (Photo by Rennett Stowe, via Flickr)
by Robert T. Coulter - The Declaration contains more than 15 articles spelling out and protecting many aspects of tribal self-government and jurisdiction. Tribes are studying these detailed provisions, making strategies, and deciding what elements of the Declaration...read more
Nearly 20 years after the Violence Against Women Act was first signed into law, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday to further strengthen and improve the programs authorized under the landmark law to assist victims and survivors of domestic violence,...read more
Deadline Extended to Submit Comments on the Stand Against Violence and Empower (SAVE) Native Women Act extended through Dec. 2, 2011
Inter-American Commission Hearing has U.S. Officials and Native Advocates Agreeing that the Violence Must End
The World Bank's Program for Results -- P4R -- would do away with critical safeguards that protect indigenous peoples and their lands and resources. Get informed!