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A Small Victory for Native Women

A Small Victory for Native Women

by Aura Bogado on February 21 2014, 7:00AM

Native women face one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the U.S. A new pilot project that allows tribes to prosecute non-Natives for the crime could be a game-changer.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Native American Leader and Activist ‎Elouise Cobell Dies at 65

Native American Leader and Activist ‎Elouise Cobell Dies at 65

by Jorge Rivas on October 17 2011, 12:14PM

The American Indian woman who led to the largest government class-action settlement in the country’s history, died Sunday. She was 65.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Is Obama's

Is Obama’s “Historic” Tribal Justice Reform Enough?

by Michelle Chen on September 8 2010, 9:15AM

A watershed law to improve criminal justice systems in Indian Country could help deal with violence against women, but deeper changes are needed.

Topics: Criminal Justice, On Gender

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