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PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNS VAWA “Indian Country has some of the highest rates of domestic abuse in America.  And one of the reasons is that when Native American women are abused on tribal lands by an attacker who is not Native American, the attacker is immune from prosecution by tribal courts.  Well, as soon as I sign this bill that ends,” said President Barack Obama, moments before signing the bill. “Tribal governments have an inherent right to protect their people, and all women deserve the right to live free from fear.  And that is what today is all about.”



March 7, 2013 - (Ottawa, ON) – AFN National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo expressed the need for action in response to the Special Report on Aboriginal Corrections by Correctional Investigato...

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