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Source:  Lost Coast Outpost

A new PBS documentary airing next month will tell the story of Yurok Chief Justice Abby Abinanti, as she works to preserve indigenous customs and beliefs through the tribal justice system.

“Tribal Justice” features Abianti, who became the first Native American woman admitted to the State Bar of California in 1974, and Quechan Tribe Chief Justice Claudette White. The documentary aims to show the struggles and triumphs these strong female leaders face as they work within their communities to overcome poverty and inequality.

Read the story at Lost Coast Outpost.

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