A 1970 Law Led to the Mass Sterilization of Native American Women. That History Still Matters | Time

Marie Sanchez, chief tribal judge on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, arrived in Geneva in 1977 with a clear message to deliver to the United Nations Convention on Indigenous Rights. American Indian women, she argued, we’re targets of the “modern form” of genocide—sterilization. [mc4wp_form id=”6042″] Over the six-year period that had followed the passage of the […]

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