Monthly Archives: November 2012

Using the Declaration to End Violence Against Native Women

From the Indian Law Resource Center The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples signals a new means to change federal law and policy to restore safety to Native women, to strengthen Indian nations and advance their jurisdiction over … Continue reading

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Tester, Heitkamp Score Victories With Native Vote

By Rob CapricciosoNovember 7, 2012 American Indian voters scored some big victories for politicians on election night in America. In the days leading up to the November 6 election, incumbent Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, told Indian Country Today Media Network … Continue reading

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Medical school minority applicants on the rise in 2012

Minority enrollment into medical school is increasing, says a report from the Association of American Medical Colleges. While the study indicates Native Americans and Alaska Natives had the greatest increase in numbers, Hispanics and non-Hispanic blacks also enrolled in record … Continue reading

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