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Why Bernie Sanders Is Going All Out for Native Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Bernie Ssnders, native americans, news, elections, candidates, democrats, usa )

Cal
- 132 days ago - yahoo.com
Bernie Sanders took his motorcade down a remote highway to visit the Pine Ridge Indian reservation in rural South Dakota, one of the poorest in the country where an estimated 70 percent of high school students will drop out before graduating.
Judge Approves Nearly $1billion in Settlement Between US and Native American Tribes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, government, Native Americans, settlement, SupremeCourt, obama )

Marcia
- 214 days ago - apnewsarchive.com
The judge's approval filed late Tuesday starts a process to release payment to the tribes that an attorney said could take several months.
Tell the Senate: Stop the Native American Land Grab
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mining, Native Americans, petitions )

Freya
- 251 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In a secret, backroom deal, Congress snuck language into a must-pass defense bill to transfer sacred Native American lands in Arizona to a multinational copper mining company.
UN Statement: US Must Return ALL Stolen Land To Native Tribes In Order To End Police Brutality and Racism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, illegally seized Native American land, indigenous rights, UN special rapporteur, James Anaya )

Dandelion
- 356 days ago - countercurrentnews.com
James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, has concluded that there is no way justice will ever be possible in the United States, as long as the government continues to hold illegally-seized Native American land.
After Years of Oppression US to Pay Out Nearly $1 Billion to Native Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, American Indians, $1 billion settlement, USA, Tribal Nations, 1990 lawsuit )

Dandelion
- 371 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
The settlement stems from a 1990 lawsuit, which claimed the U.S. government failed to pay its portion of federal contracts for housing, education, law enforcement and healthcare, as well as a number of other support programs.
Spreading The Word: Obamacare Is For Native Americans, Too
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, obamacare, usa, americans, native americans )

Cal
- 389 days ago - npr.org
Tribes, health care advocates and government officials across the nation are working to enroll as many Native Americans as possible in Obamacare, saying it offers new choices to patients and financial relief for struggling Indian hospitals and clinics.
Citing Religious Freedom, Native Americans Fight to Take Back Sacred Land From Mining Companies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Oak Flats, Native Americans, corporations, mining, Arizona, John McCain, Jeff Flake, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, republicans, politics, news )

Carrie
- 428 days ago - nationofchange.org
For generations, members of the Apache Native American tribe have viewed Oak Flat as a holy, sacred place. "It's our sacred land ~ it's where we come to pray," Carrie Sage Curley, an Apache woman, told ThinkProgress.
DonâEUR(TM)t Mine Sacred Land in Arizona
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sacred Land, Native Americans, State's Terror, State's Abuse, Human Rights, Corporate Greed, Republicans )

Eleonora
- 436 days ago - act.credoaction.com
ItâEUR(TM)s hard to imagine politicians in Washington making the same deal for this land if it were considered sacred and holy by any other major religious group. But itâEUR(TM)s sadly in keeping with a history of Native American mistreatment and dislocation.
Tribes to U.S. Government: Take Your Weed and Shove It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Justice Dept, curious allowance, Native Americans, usa, marijuana, farming )

Nancy
- 650 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
In a strange move, the Justice Department issued a memo allowing Native Americans to grow marijuana on their lands. But after a troubled history with alcohol, some tribes are wary.
Native American Nonfiction to Read (Because Boo Columbus Day) - BOOK RIOT
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, Native American History, propaganda, ethics, usa, Native American Biography, Native American Culture media )

Cat
- 710 days ago - bookriot.com
The truth about Native Americans. When Columbus and other European adventurers first set foot in the Americas, they found not an empty wilderness , but a land inhabited by millions of people with diverse cultures.
Tell Congress: Support Our Native Children! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: culture, family, children, native americans, indigenous children, politics )

Nancy
- 769 days ago - action.heidifornorthdakota.com
Our federal government is failing our American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian children.
Native History: Citizenship Thrust Upon Natives By U.S. Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, politics, history, govenrement, native americans )

Cal
- 845 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
On June 2, 1924, Congress granted United States citizenship to Native Americans born in the United States. But even after the Indian Citizenship Act passed, some Native Americans weren't allowed to vote because the right to vote was governed by state la
Thank President Obama! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: national monument, Chimney Rock, Pueblo Indians, indigenous people, native americans, habitat, protection )

Nancy
- 1465 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Now, President Obama has, for the third time in the past year, named a new national monument. Chimney Rock in Colorado, which has been a sacred place for Pueblo Indians for over 1,000 years, will be protected for future generations as a national monument.
Mike Ali Racoon Eyes Kenny Native Canddate for Richmond,Ca. 2012: VIDEO   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, American Indians, Politics, California, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, rights, society )

Kat
- 1690 days ago - youtube.com
I support Mike Raccoon Eyes, candidate for City Council of Richmond, California in 2012. I believe his leadership, direction, ideals,and love of not only our Native People, but Turtle Island herself, will be the beginning healing....
 

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