Tag Archives: Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Seattle U.’s VAWA Panel

Here’s a picture from Seattle University School of Law’s very inspiring VAWA Panel tonight. Left to right, the panelists were Molly Cohan, Sharon Jones Hayden, Alfred Urbina, and Ye-Ting Woo. Most of the handouts are here. Among the many things … Continue reading

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ABA Journal Article on the Implementation of VAWA’s Tribal Jurisdictional Provisions

Here is “Indian tribes are retaking jurisdiction over domestic violence on their own land.”  

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Public Radio Profile of DV Prosecutions at Pascua Yaqui

Here. An excerpt: FRED URBINA: In 19 of our cases, we had 18 children involved; the average age being around 4 years old. Some of them were assaulted. A lot of times it was the children that were calling to … Continue reading

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Pascua Yaqui Tribe Guide to Implementing VAWA’s Tribal Jurisdictional Provisions

Amazing work! Practical Guide to Implementing VAWA TLOA letter revision 3 Practical Guide VAWA CLE final version VAWA CLE v2 Many thanks for Fred Urbina for sending this around.

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Pascua Yaqui Chief Prosecutor Position Open

Here (PDF):

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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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