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Filed Under: Opinion | World
Keith Harper: Eliminating violence against indigenous women (06/25)
As we prepare for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, we express great concern that indigenous women and girls often suffer multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and poverty.

Filed Under: Law
Appeals court upholds 65-year sentence for domestic offense (05/29)
Samuel John Pego was convicted for beating his girlfriend on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law
White Earth man charged with murdering partner in house fire (05/14)
Charles J. Jones set the home he shared with Shalonda Clark on fire.

Filed Under: Law | National
Supreme Court backs broad interpretation of domestic violence (03/27)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday endorsed a broad interpretation of domestic violence in barring a Tennessee man from possessing guns.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Missing and murdered Native women are being ignored (03/26)
Carolyn Bennett, a member of Parliament in Canada, says lawmakers are ignoring calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Native women.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Blog: Missing and murdered Native women spur call for inquiry (03/21)
More than 800 Native women have gone missing or have been murdered in Canada.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Darryl Leroux: Society continues to discard indigenous women (03/07)
Professor who worked with Loretta Saunders, a Native woman who was murdered, reflects on her death:

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Death of Native woman spurs more calls for inquiry in Canada (03/06)
Hundreds of people rallied at Parliament Hill on Wednesday to urge the Canadian government to call an inquiry into missing and murdered Native women.

Filed Under: Canada
Report examines access to justice for Native women in Canada (03/05)
The Canadian Human Rights Commission released its annual report on Tuesday and called for a national inquiry into violence against Native women.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Domestic violence shelters request funding from Navajo Nation (03/04)
The Navajo Nation Council will weigh three bills to fund domestic violence shelters on the Navajo Nation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jennifer Denetdale: Violence against Navajo women 'pervasive' (02/24)
Jennifer Denetdale wonders why women on the Navajo Nation are subjected to pervasive violence.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Tate Walker: Put an end to violence against indigenous women (02/14)
Tate Walker calls for end to violence against Native women in the US and Canada.

Filed Under: Law | National
Al Jazeera: Task force hears of struggles facing Native youth (02/13)
The Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence held its second meeting this week.

Filed Under: Law | National
DOJ task force on violence and Native youth holds meeting (02/12)
The Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence held its second meeting on Tuesday.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Walk in honor missing and murdered Native women (02/12)
Writer calls attention to the annual Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, to be held this Friday across Canada.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Mary Pember: Keystone XL project puts Native women at risk (01/28)
Mary Annette Pember reports on the potential for the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline to put Native women in South Dakota at risk for sexual violence.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jennifer Denetdale: Gender violence on the Navajo Nation (01/14)
Jennifer Denetdale, a member of the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission, discusses gender violence on the Navajo Nation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Governor fails to improve safety in Native villages (01/08)
Columnist takes Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell (R) to task for failing to improve public safety in Native villages.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: DOJ task force discusses violence and children (12/23)
A gathering of tribal researchers, advocates and local community members was held in Bismarck with the purpose of discussing a sensitive topic in Indian Country; domestic violence and child physical and sexual abuse.

Filed Under: Law | National
Task force on Native children holds hearing in North Dakota (12/10)
The Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence held its first pubic hearing in Bismarck, North Dakota, on Monday.

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