Category Archives: Campaigns
The Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Bill has been introduced today in the House by Representative Sheila Jackson Lee. Full text of bill available Final–VAWA 2018 copy Press Release from Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee here In addition, the National Indigenous … Continue reading →
From Planet Jackson Hole, “Tipping the Scales: While challenging imbalances of representation in law and politics, a wave of indigenous women are rising into power within their communities.” Profiles include Deb Haaland, Terri Smith, and Affie Ellis.
HuffPo: “It Looks Like America Is Finally Going To Have A Native American Congresswoman” CNN: “New Mexico’s Deb Haaland likely to be first Native American congresswoman” Newsweek: “WHO IS DEB HAALAND? NEW MEXICO DEMOCRAT AND ICE ABOLITIONIST MAY BECOME FIRST … Continue reading →
From Elle, here is “A Historic Number of Native American Women Are Running for Office: ‘We’re Helping to Clear a Path.’”
From the NYTs, here.
Press Release: Obama Administration Exceeds Ambitious Goal to Restore 500,000 Acres of Tribal Homelands
Date: October 12, 2016 Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov (AS-IA) Nedra Darling 202-219-4152 Administration makes good on promise to place at least one half million acres of land into trust for tribal nations, working to make tribal communities whole again WASHINGTON – U.S. … Continue reading →