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Filed Under: Law | National
PBS: VAWA helps tribes go after non-Indian domestic offenders (11/24)
The Tulalip Tribes are one of the first to exercise authority over non-Indian offenders as part of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.

Filed Under: Politics
Little Traverse Bay Bands swear in interim leader after recall (11/21)
Chairman Fred Kiogima and Vice Chair Deb De Leon were voted out of office on Monday.

Filed Under: Opinion
Eric Holder: Responding to sexual violence in Indian Country (11/18)
Discussing the work of the American Indian/Alaska Native Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Sexual Assault Response Team Initiative.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger: Native women are putting their voices out there (11/14)
Member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians explains why she began publishing her writing.

Filed Under: Health | National
IHS still without a written policy on emergency contraception (11/13)
Coverage remains uneven more than a year after a verbal directive was issued.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cedric Sunray: Violence against women cannot be trivialized (11/06)
Violence against women has no place on the college campus.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Mohawk First Nation bars mixed-race couples on land (11/06)
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake is facing a challenge to a law that requires Mohawk women whose partners are non-Native to leave the reserve.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Changing attitudes on trafficking of Native girls (11/06)
A new report that documents how Native girls are victimized in the sex trafficking industry in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Native girls victimized by traffickers in Minnesota (11/04)
Seventy-five percent of juvenile sex trafficking cases involved Native American victims.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Ruth Hopkins: Tribes need to raise awareness of breast cancer (10/28)
Ruth Hopkins shares the struggle her mother faced after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Violence against Native women is on the rise (10/24)
Women residing on Indian reservations suffer domestic violence and physical assault at rates far exceeding women of other ethnicities.

Filed Under: National
Ho-Chunk Nation woman named president of Girl Scouts board (10/23)
Kathy Hopinkah Hannan is the first Native American in the post.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Addressing breast cancer in our communities (10/21)
Encouraging regular testing to address breast cancer among Native women.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage (10/20)
Korina Emmerich says her family can document its Puyallup ties despite not being enrolled with the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Crystal Willcuts: Remembering the beauty that was my mother (10/17)
Crystal Willcuts reflects on the loss of her mother to breast cancer.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Puyallup News: Project Runway contestant isn't enrolled in tribe (10/15)
A popular reality TV show now airing on the Lifetime Network includes one contestant that identifies as Native American, but she claims to be Puyallup and here is where the problem comes in.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Mary Pember: Mental health system fails young Indian woman (10/15)
The struggles of Amelia Kay Looking Sabinsky, a member of the Fort Peck Tribes who died on August 19 at the age of 36.

Filed Under: Environment
Native Sun News: Hopi woman brings solar power to the people (10/09)
Deb Tewa, a member of the Hopi tribe of Arizona, is one of few women who install solar energy systems

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Shelter on Rosebud Reservation shares in grant (10/06)
The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society is receiving $400,000 from the Department of Justice.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Crystal Willcuts: A tribute to my mother who was lost to cancer (10/01)
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Crystal Willcuts writes in honor of her mother.

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