Special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction programs allow some tribes to prosecute non-Natives for some crimes. In a special live broadcast from the Women Are Sacred conference in Albuquerque, we’ll look at the success of the programs five years after the Violence Against Women’s Act reauthorization. VAWA is up for reauthorization again this year. We’ll also get an overview of the landmark legislation that provides additional protections for Native women.
Jacqueline “Jax” Agtuca (Cherokee) – legal and public policy consultant for the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center
Elizabeth Reese(Nambe Pueblo) – project attorney at the National Congress of American Indians
Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee)- partner at Pipestem law and playwright
Break 1 Music: Strong Native Women (song) Karina Møller (artist) Simplify (album)
Break 2 Music: Stadium Pow Wow (feat. Black Bear) (song) A Tribe Called Red (artist) Stadium Pow Wow (feat. Black Bear) (single)