ICTMN: Three Tribes to Begin Prosecuting Non-Indian Domestic Violence Offenders

Three pilot tribes have been chosen by the Obama Administration to take early advantage of Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) provisions passed by Congress last year that allow tribes to prosecute non-Indian offenders for domestic violence offenses on reservations. The Justice Department announced February 6 that the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, the Tulalip Tribes … Read more