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Published December 05, 2013, 03:32 PM

Department of Justice group on Indian children and violence to meet in Bismarck

The U.S. Attorney General’s task force on violence against American Indian and Alaskan Native children will hold its first public hearing in Bismarck on Monday, the Department of Justice said.

By: Herald Staff Reports, Grand Forks Herald

The U.S. Attorney General’s task force on violence against American Indian and Alaskan Native children will hold its first public hearing in Bismarck on Monday, the Department of Justice said.

It’s one of four public hearings around the country that the advisory committee will hold. Information gathered will be used to make policy recommendations to the attorney general in late 2014.

The Bismarck meeting will be 8:30 a.m. at the Ramkota Hotel, 800 S. Third St.

Present at the meeting will be Associate Attorney General Tony West.

To register for the event or provide written testimony, go to justice.gov/defendingchildhood.

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