VAWA http://kunm.org en Law & Order: Indian Country http://kunm.org/post/law-order-indian-country <p>For decades, tribal areas of the United States — Indian Country, for short — have been some of the most violent and dangerous places to live. Some of the biggest problems law enforcement officials face include issues of criminal jurisdiction, bad communication between tribal, state and federal officials, poor court sentencing powers, and of course, minimal funding.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 23:21:25 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 37630 at http://kunm.org Law & Order: Indian Country NCAI Calls For Action On Violence Against Women Act http://kunm.org/post/ncai-calls-action-violence-against-women-act <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During the annual State of Indian Nations address today, National Congress of American Indians (</span>NCAI<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) President Jefferson Keel called on Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (</span>VAWA<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) with tribal provisions - which have been one of the primary sticking points for House Republicans.</span></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 00:12:23 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 25111 at http://kunm.org NCAI Calls For Action On Violence Against Women Act Women's Headline News - May 18, 2012 http://kunm.org/post/womens-headline-news-may-18-2012 <p>Bosses in traditional marraiages featuring traditional gender roles feel less positive about working women,&nbsp; teenager leads campaign against Seventeen magazine over altered photos, advocates call for arming victims of domestic violence in Turkey, VAWA reauthorization.</p> Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:58:23 +0000 Megan Kamerick 13976 at http://kunm.org