Tag Archives: violence against Indian women

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.”

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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”

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

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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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High Country News: “The crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous women”

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Federal Court Rejects D.V. Convict’s Challenge to Federal Jurisdiction over Isabella Reservation Lands

Here are the materials in United States v. Jackson (E.D. Mich.): 32 Motion to Vacate Sentence 37 US Response + Exhibits 38 Reply 39 Magistrate Report 41 Objection 42 DCT Order

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Fletcher Review of David Grann’s “Killers of the Flower Moon”

Here is “Failed Protectors: The Indian Trust and Killers of the Flower Moon,” forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review. Abstract: This Review uses Killers of the Flower Moon as a jumping off point for highlighting for readers how so many Indian … Continue reading

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Statement on the First National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls

Statement from the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center,  Link Here The current reports of abduction and murder of American Indian women and girls are alarming and represent one of the most severe aspects of the spectrum of violence committed against … Continue reading

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