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Navajo Nation first lady Vikki Shirley (second fron left) was appointed to the Violence Against Indian Women Task Force by Mary Beth Buchanan (far left), acting director of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women. Also attending last month’s tribal consultation meeting in Albuquerque was Lorraine Edmo (second from right), deputy director for tribal affairs in the Office on Violence Against Women and Kristen Rowe, principal deputy director of the Office on Violence Against Women. (Photo by George Hardeen/OPVP).

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First lady Vikki Shirley appointed to violence task force

WINDOW ROCK-Navajo Nation first lady Vikki Shirley was appointed to the newly-formed national Violence Against Indian Women Task Force Oct. 4 by Mary Beth Buchanan, the acting director of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women. "I'm happy to accept the appointment to represent the Navajo Nation at the national level," Shirley said.