Tag Archives: Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Pascua Yaqui Tribe set to prosecute first non-Indian under VAWA

News coverage includes an overview of the challenges Tribes have faced when non-Indian men batter Indian women on the reservation, a little about the battle to get the VAWA provisions passed, and information about the prosecutor, judge, and public defender … Continue reading

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Pascua Yaqui Press Release re: VAWA Pilot Program Selection

Pascua Yaqui Tribe Asserts Authority to Prosecute All Persons, including Non-Indians for Domestic Violence Local Tribe Among First to Implement Violence Against Women Act Jurisdictional Provisions (Tucson, AZ) – Today, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe announces implementation of a new tribal … Continue reading

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Three Tribes Approved for VAWA Jurisdictional Pilot Project

Press release here (pdf) and here. Details here. WASHINGTON – Three American Indian tribes – the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, and the Umatilla Tribes of Oregon – will be the first in the nation to … Continue reading

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A Particularly Troubling Unpublished Notice Case from California

More than the usual troubling CA notice cases, that is. Particularly the part about not having to do *any* notice, regardless of the court’s confusion about the history and location of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. Here. The social worker reported … Continue reading

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Senate Passes Two Indian Bills

Here, from Belt Way Indian….

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Interior Issues Two New Gaming Decisions

Here is the decision declining to act on the Class III compact between Graton Rancheria and the State of California: State Graton 13 July 2012 Here is the decision opining on aspects of the compact negotiations between the Pascua Yaqui … Continue reading

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Subcommittee Hearing Today 2pm ET on Three House Resolutions

Information here H.R. 726 (Schrader), To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes. H.R. 3319 (Grijalva), To allow the Pascua Yaqui Tribe to determine the requirements for membership in that tribe. H.R. 6141 … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Report Outlines Abuse Against Indigenous Peoples

A description of “In Hostile Terrain: Human rights violations in immigration enforcement in the US Southwest” is here. A link to the full report is also on the site or can be found here. CNN has a story here and … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Petition in Miranda v. Anchondo (BIA & Pascua Yaqui)

Here are the materials (the order denying review is here): Miranda En Banc Petition Combined Opposition to En Banc Petition The panel materials and opinion are here.  

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Pascua Yaqui Tribe In-House Counsel Position Description

PASCUA YAQUI TRIBE       HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION 7474 S. CAMINO DE OESTE, TUCSON, ARIZONA 85746 PH: (520) 883-5040    FAX (520) 883-5036 JOB ANNOUNCEMENT JOB TITLE: Assistant Attorney General  SALARY: D.O.E.  OPENING DATE:   1/30/2012                  CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled NOTE:To ensure consideration, … Continue reading

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