tag: law enforcement
Native America Calling: Tracking missing people one name at a time (November 22, 2022)Law enforcement in New Mexico have developed a list of roughly 200 names to help track and raise awareness of Indigenous people who go missing.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 17, 2022)Need to reach the community? Share with us for a spot in a future newsletter.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation keeps community safe with new budget (September 12, 2022)Keeping our people safe and ensuring justice weigh on the shoulders of every Cherokee Nation leader. We must get this right.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation betrayed by U.S. Supreme Court (July 5, 2022)A narrow majority of the U.S. Supreme Court has ignored its sacred responsibility to uphold the law when it comes to federal treaties with Native sovereign nations.
U.S. Attorneys vow to ‘enforce federal law in Indian Country’ (June 29, 2022)The United States Attorneys who prosecute federal crimes say they will continue to uphold the U.S. government’s trust responsibilities to tribal nations.
Cronkite News: Tribes struggle with public safety hires (May 24, 2022)Tribal police departments across the country find it difficult to recruit and retain law enforcement personnel.
Wabanaki Nations seek ‘equality’ for their tribal sovereignty (April 4, 2022)With one long-overdue legislative achievement under their belts, tribal nations from one of the furthest ends of Indian Country are asking Congress to fully recognize their sovereignty.
Tribes see progress with Violence Against Women Act and more funding (March 14, 2022)A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Native America Calling: Resources for families facing public trauma (February 16, 2022)The 2016 shooting death of Coulton Boushie, from the Red Pheasant Cree Nation, touched off a national discussion about race and justice in Canada.
Gaylord News: Supreme Court takes another look at Indian Country dispute (January 31, 2022)The Supreme Court will revisit – but not overturn – its landmark 2020 decision that said a large part of eastern Oklahoma is still part of the Muscogee Nation.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation deserves to be treated with respect (January 31, 2022)The United States must keep its treaty promise to Cherokee Nation. Now, let us move forward.
Montana Free Press: Tribes missing from state’s discussion on trafficking (January 21, 2022)Tribal representatives weren’t at the table when top state officials discussed how to improve handling of human trafficking cases.
People’s World: Indian rights activist Clyde Bellecourt passes on (January 20, 2022)Clyde Bellecourt was a founder of the American Indian Movement. He passed away at the age of 85.
Trial opens into long-unsolved case of Alaska Native woman (January 13, 2022)A trial has opened into the long-unsolved case of Sophie Sergie, an Alaska Native woman who was killed at the age of 20 nearly three decades ago.
People’s World: Mapuche people targeted by military on their own lands (November 19, 2021)The Mapuche people continue to struggle peacefully for their rights and the recovery of their ancestral land in the face of increased repression.
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders welcome return of White House meeting (November 18, 2021)Tribal leaders said the White House Tribal Nations Summit “shows promise” for the federal commitment to solving problems in Indian Country and to giving Native people a voice in the process.
President Biden signs executive order addressing violence against Native people (November 15, 2021)“Generations of Native Americans have experienced violence or mourned a missing or murdered family member or loved one, and the lasting impacts of such tragedies are felt throughout the country,” President Joe Biden says.
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