Tulalips wield new power against domestic violence


The Tulalip Tribes are now one of just three Native American tribes in the country to take advantage of a federal program designed to better combat domestic violence on tribal lands. In an agreement signed with the U.S. Attorney’s Office Friday during a regular meeting of the Tribes’ board of directors, tribal prosecuting attorney Sharon Jones Hayden was appointed Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with expanded authority over domestic violence cases...

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Winters, Chris. "Tulalips wield new power against domestic violence." HeraldNet. The Herald of Everett, Washington. July 14, 2014. Article. (http://www.heraldnet.com/news/tulalips-wield-new-power-against-domestic…, accessed July 16, 2014)