Self-proclaimed Native Republican sentenced to prison for U.S. Capitol attack (September 14, 2023)In a court filing, U.S. Capitol breach defendant Jorge Aaron Riley finally admitted he knows little to nothing about his supposed “American Indian” heritage.
Charges laid against Native woman reported as missing in Canada (August 8, 2022)Dawn Walker has been accused of faking her disappearance and that of her child in a case that attracted widespread attention in Canada.
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.
U.S. Supreme Court decision in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta (June 29, 2022)The U.S. Supreme Court released a long-awaited decision in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, a contentious case affecting tribal sovereignty.
U.S. Supreme Court – Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta (April 27, 2022)The U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, No. 21-429, on April 27, 2022.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Domestic violence impacts our Native youth (August 18, 2021)When we say, “domestic violence is not traditional,” it is to remind Native Americans of a time before colonization.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Myths about abuse against men (August 4, 2021)Abuse can happen to anyone.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Myths about the ‘perfect’ victim (June 18, 2021)Abuse is not okay and it’s not okay to live in fear.
Diane Pavlat: Recovering from gaslighting takes time (June 4, 2021)Victims should never blame themselves. You are not responsible for the abusive behavior.
Tim Giago: We need a Native American on the federal judge’s bench (February 24, 2021)As a Native American woman, Lakota lawyer Sara Boensch Collins will bring that special something to the federal bench that is, for the most part, non-existent.
Indian Health Service announces ‘SAFE-IHS’ hotline to report abuse (February 16, 2021)The Indian Health Service announced a hotline to accept reports of suspected child or sexual abuse following controversy involving a pediatrician who was convicted of crimes against young patients.
The Conversation: Indian day school survivors are seeking truth and justice (October 28, 2020)In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of Indian day schools.
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