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Professor Creel testifies that incarceration alone cannot address the problem of crime in Indian Country and advocates for additional funding and greater access to effective substance abuse treatment programs, education and job training, and culturally-based re-entry programs. Creel's testimony also emphasizes that Native American defendants in tribal court should be afforded the right to counsel, including the right of court appointed counsel, and due process of law. Tribal Law and Order Act 2009: Hearing on H.R. 1924 Before the Subcomm. on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, 111th Cong. (2009) (statement of Barbara Creel, Assistant Professor of Law, University of New Mexico School of Law).

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Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, 111th Congress



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