Warrior Lawyers: Defenders of Sacred Justice

'Warrior Lawyers' examines contemporary Native American Nation rebuilding through the personal stories of Native Attorneys, Tribal Judges and their colleagues. The documentary provides an overview of the major historical, legal, judicial and intertwining social issues shaping many Federally Recognized Native Nations today as well as reveals how culture and traditional values are effectively being utilized to face challenges and promote Sacred Justice. Long Description: 'Warrior Lawyers' examines contemporary Native American Nation rebuilding through the personal stories of Native Attorneys, Tribal Judges and their colleagues. The documentary provides an overview of the major historical, legal, judicial and intertwining social issues shaping many Federally Recognized Native Nations today as well as reveals how culture and traditional values are effectively being utilized to face challenges and promote Sacred Justice. More specifically, the topics addressed include: Tribal Sovereignty, Treaty Rights, the Violence Against Women's Act, Indian Child Welfare as well as Traditionally-based Tribal Courts such as Peacemaking and Healing to Wellness Drug Courts. This documentary will educate an audience of Native and non-Native viewers about the evolving narrative of American Indians and how their traditions and values can benefit mainstream society too.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

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