The Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010: A Step Forward for Native Women

President Obama signed the Tribal Law and Order Act. Over 100 tribal leaders attended, including many Native women who have worked for years to change the laws to ensure a stronger response to domestic violence and sexual assault against Indian women. Before the President spoke, Lisa Marie Iyotte, a survivor of sexual assault, spoke movingly about her experiences and addressed how the Tribal Law and Order Act will improve the response to domestic violence and sexual assault on tribal lands in future. Click here to view video.