Cherokee Nation has the power and the responsibility to protect all Cherokees and ensure justice is served on our reservation. That‚s why Deputy Chief Bryan Warner and I recently proposed the Cherokee Family Protection and Violence Against Women Act. This new law builds on the legal authority allowed for tribes under the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). It will strengthen the ability of our Cherokee Nation Marshal Service, Attorney General‚s office and victim services progr...
Columns & Opinions
September 21, 2022
Cherokee Nation’s proposed VAWA law will better protect families from violence