Tag Archives: violence against Indian women

Eight Circuit Affirms Conviction of Habitual D.V. Offender

Here is the opinion in United States v. Oka.

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H.R.3977 – To amend the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968 to extend the jurisdiction of tribal courts to cover crimes involving sexual violence, and for other purposes.

Introduced by Rep. Haaland. Text TK.

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Wall Street Journal Article on Canadian Genocide of Indigenous Women

Here.

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NYTs: “Canadian Inquiry Calls Killings of Indigenous Women Genocide”

Here.

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News Profile on Missing and Murdered Native Women

Here is “‘Historical trauma’: Native communities grapple with missing and murdered women.”

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Mother Jones: “Native Women Are Already Extremely Vulnerable to Domestic Violence. Congress Is About to Make It Worse.”

Here.

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#MeToo in Indian Country: A Short and Incomplete Collection of News Stories

Articles selected based on google search at 9AM this morning — “metoo american Indians” Indianz: National Congress of American Indians under #MeToo fire ICT: NCAI Attorney John Dossett under fire after #MeToo allegations Indianz: Prominent Indian Country attorney reassigned after #MeToo … Continue reading

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TeenVogue: “The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Expires September 30, Leaving Indigenous Women Especially Vulnerable”

Here.

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The Cut: “94 Percent of Native Women in Seattle Survey Say They’ve Been Raped or Coerced Into Sex”

Here.

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New Scholarship on Tribal Jurisdiction to Protect Native Women and Children

Sarah Deer & Mary Kathryn Nagle have published Return to Worcester:
 Dollar General and the Restoration of Tribal Jurisdiction to Protect Native Women and Children in the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender. An excerpt: The Supreme Court’s recent 4-4 tie-vote in Dollar General Corp. … Continue reading

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