Tag Archives: Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Child Welfare Evidence Training at Pascua Yaqui Tribe in March

Link to details and registration form here. No charge for the seminar. Selected participants are responsible for their own airfare, accommodations, and meals. Child Welfare Evidence Training will be repeated in three other venues regionally in 2016, as organized by … Continue reading

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Assistant Attorney General Needed at Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Link to description and announcement here.

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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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