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Native women are stepping up as sexual harassment remains in the spotlight
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Native women are stepping up as sexual harassment remains in the spotlight (December 22, 2017)

The cultural assault on sexual misconduct in America is moving beyond the halls of Capitol Hill and Hollywood and into Indian Country.

Indian Country public safety bills advance amid silence from Trump administration
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Indian Country public safety bills advance amid silence from Trump administration (December 5, 2017)

Thanks to bipartisan support from lawmakers, bills to improve public safety in Indian Country are advancing in Congress despite limited commitments from the Trump administration.

Department of Justice announces Indian Country initiatives after facing criticism
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Department of Justice announces Indian Country initiatives after facing criticism (October 3, 2017)

The Trump administration announced another round of Indian Country initiatives after facing criticism on Capitol Hill about its commitments to the first Americans.

Department of Justice won't collect data on Native human trafficking victims
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Department of Justice won't collect data on Native human trafficking victims (September 27, 2017)

The Department of Justice continues to resist calls to collect more data on trafficking of Native Americans despite pressure from advocates for Native women and key members of Congress.

Wife of Sen. McCain on witness list for hearing on trafficking in Indian Country
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Wife of Sen. McCain on witness list for hearing on trafficking in Indian Country (September 25, 2017)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is bringing in a high-profile witness as it looks into trafficking of Native Americans.