Tag Archives: sexual assault against Indian women

UN Special Rapporteur Investigates Epidemic of Violence Against Indian Women in the United States

CHEROKEE, N.C. — At 64 years-old, Matilda Black Bear, better known as Tillie, refers to herself as a “classic case” in regards to her story of domestic violence. She was 26 years old when she entered into a relationship that … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Claim by Crow Indians against FBI Dismissed

Mostly. One claim against an FBI officer remains. The case is Cole v. FBI (D. Mont.): DCT Order Dismissing Cole Plaintiffs The complaint is here: Cole Complaint. Excerpts from news coverage here, via Pechanga: Cebull agreed that the Coles and … Continue reading

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Biven and Federal Tort Claims Act Claims against Tribal/BIA Cops Dismissed

…with leave to amend their complaint. The case is Dupris v. McDonald (D. Ariz.). The events occurred on the White Mountain Apache reservation. And the plaintiffs are accused of sexual assault. Dupris v McDonald

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