February 23, 2008 | Helena Independent Record article by Marga Lincoln

More than one in three Native American women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetimes.

And 80 percent of the assaults will be committed by non-Indians.

These startling statistics, based on U.S....

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February 1, 2008
Delegation Asks United Nations to Intervene on Violence Against Native Women            

HELENA, Mont. - A delegation of experts will be attending the upcoming session of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) in Geneva in...

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John Lewis, long-time Board member of the Indian Law Resource Center, passed away at home in Manhattan on February 22, 2008.  His dedication to the Center, to Indian peoples, and to human rights in his life and legal work will long be remembered.  He was a dear friend.


During a meeting of the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, Namibia sponsored a resolution asking for a delay in adoption of the declaration, saying it contradicted the national constitutions of a number of African countries.