Tag Archives: Indian Law Resource Center

New Paper on Defending Morton v. Mancari

Andrew Huff and Tim Coulter have released “Defending Morton v. Mancari and the Constitutionality of Legislation Supporting Indians and Tribes”. Quote from the article Supporting and defending the Mancari decision and the rule that it stands for – that laws … Continue reading

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Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Toward Empowerment – Event

Link to the announcement here TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER: Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Towards Empowerment SAVE THE DATE Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:30 a.m. Salvation Army 221 E 52nd St. (Downstairs Room) New York, NY 10022 … Continue reading

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Congressional Resolution Aimed at Creating Awareness on Missing and Murdered American Indian and Alaska Native Women

Press release available press-release-hill-briefing-2_16_17 From the press release: “Indigenous women go missing twice—once in real life and a second time in the news” said Amanda Takes War Bonnet, Public Education Specialist of the Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains.  … Continue reading

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Indian Law Resource Center Accepting Applications for 2017 Fellowships

From the announcement: The Indian Law Resource Center is a non-profit legal advocacy organization that provides legal advice, assistance, and representation to Indian tribes and indigenous communities throughout the Americas. We are also committed to developing new attorneys in the … Continue reading

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Indian Law Resource Center: Indigenous Notes

The World Bank Approves Indigenous Peoples Policy This month, the World Bank’s board of directors approved a new Environmental and Social Framework, modernizing a decades old set of policies aimed at preventing Bank-funded development projects from harming the environment and … Continue reading

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Article, “The Timbisha Decision – A Familiar Story and Dangerous Precedent”

Christopher Foley, attorney at The Indian Law Resource Center, has published an article criticizing the most recent court decision in the Death Valley Timbisha Shoshone case. Link to article here From the article: The Death Valley Timbisha Shoshone Tribe was … Continue reading

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Indigenous Women’s Movements to End Violence Against American Indian, Alaska Native, and Aboriginal Women

The Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center, Indian Law Resource Center, National Congress of American Indians, National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, and Native Women’s Association of Canada are co-sponsoring an event to  be held during the NGO-Forum of the Commission on … Continue reading

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Indian Law Resource Center Report on Tribal Capacity for Enhanced Sentencing

Report here. The Indian Law Resource Center recently released, Restoring Safety to Native Women and Girls and Strengthening Native Nations ─ A Report on Tribal Capacity for Enhanced Sentencing and Restored Criminal Jurisdiction. The report examines existing literature on the … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Research, Scholarship, TLOA, Tribal Codes, tribal constitutions, tribal courts | Tagged , ,

New Handbook – Combatting Violence Against Native Women in the United States

In the face of unresponsive domestic legal and political systems, the Indian Law Resource Center partnered with Native women’s organizations and Indian nations on a national strategy – a strategy reframing the issue of violence against Native women as a … Continue reading

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New Video Campaign on Ending Violence Against Women and Redefining Native Love

New Video Campaign on Ending Violence Against Women and Redefining Native Love October 21, 2013 (Helena, Mont.) —  The Indian Law Resource Center and the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC) have launched the first videos in a new campaign to raise awareness … Continue reading

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