Sarah Deer: Tribal Law, Domestic Assault and Sexual Violence, Victim Rights, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) 

“…right now the tribal government, which would be the closest government to where the crime occurs, cannot take action if the perpetrator is not a Native American. So, in those situations a victim would be relying on the federal government to respond to that crime and then follow through with prosecution." 

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