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  • Filing for Non-parent Custody of an Indian Child in State Court

    3150EN - The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is a special federal law. It applies to cases where someone other than a parent wants to get custody of an “Indian Child.” This publication has information for people who want to file for custody of an Indian child in Washington State. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Violence against Women Act Reauthorization of 2013: New Protections for Native American Survivors of Domestic Violence

    3702EN - Congress enacted the Violence against Women Act (“VAWA”) in 1994 in response to the severity of violence against women and the need for a national strategic response. VAWA sought to improve criminal justice and community-based responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking in the United States. VAWA strengthened provisions to protect victims of domestic violence, hold offenders accountable and created programs to provide services for the victims. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • CLEAR-CV-Native American Program 3-fold Brochure for Advocates

    If you are a service provider with a tribe or an organization serving Native people, you may refer people to CLEAR-CV Native American Program. This brochure provides information about the program and how to make a referral. Content Detail

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Indian Child Welfare Act

    The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is a federal law that creates strict standards for state courts to follow in Indian child custody proceedings. The ICWA declares "the policy of this Nation is to protect the best interests of Indian children and to promote the stability and security of Indian tribes and families." Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Native American Crime Victims Program Flyer

    Free legal services are available for Native American victims of domestic violence and other crimes. An NJP attorney is available to provide advice, brief services and referrals in civil (non-criminal) legal matters stemming from the client’s experience as a crime victim. View a one-page flyer about the program. Content Detail

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Native American Crime Victims Program 3-fold Brochure

    Free Legal Help for Native American Victims of Domestic Violence and Other Crimes. This 3-fold brochure contains information for Native American people needing assistance. Content Detail

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Native American Unit Flyer

    Are you facing an issue in school? Do you need help with your attendance or performance in school? We can help! Informational brochure about NJP's Native American Unit. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Native American Unit 3-fold Brochure

    A 3-fold promotional brochure about NJP's Native American Unit. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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