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Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans, by the United States Commission on Civil Rights (December 2018) 

What actions you can take today to educate yourself and others about the terrible problem of Violence Against Women in the U.S. 

IACHR to hold hearing on violence against Native women in the U.S. Tune-in to the live webcast on Oct. 25, 2011 at 10:15 a.m., EST

Senate Indian Affairs Committee asking "Have We Improved Public Safety and Justice Throughout Indian Country?" 

A Charitable Gift Annuity is a contractual agreement between a donor and a nonprofit organization.  The donor gives the non-profit a lump sum of money for which they agree to pay the donor an income as long as the donor lives. When the donor passes, any remaining money belongs to the charity....

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights says U.S. violated its obligations under international human rights laws.

Our program to advocate for indigenous peoples affected by multilateral development banks is a cornerstone of the work at the Indian Law Resource Center. This project began in the late 1970s when the Center represented the Yanomami people of Brazil. The Yanomami lived a peaceful and self-... read more

Agua Caliente files petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. 

A summary of July 14, 2011, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing on protecting Native women.  To read testimony from the witnesses at the hearing or to watch a replay of the hearing online, visit

Tribal leaders and Native women’s advocates and advocacy groups are encouraged to submit written testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs by July 28, 2011.