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Standing Rock Attacked Needs Our Voices Right Now - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, police abuse, water cannon, freezing temperature, mace, tear gas, rubber bullets, abuse, injuries, emergency, petition )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Native Americans and their allies have been attacked and injured by police using rubber bullets, tear gas, mace canisters and water cannons in freezing temperature. This is an emergency. Please sign the petition.
Standing Rock Chairman Says Army Corps to Close Camp Access
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DAPL protest, Native Americans, clean water, oil pipeline )

Sue
- 7 days ago - yahoo.com
The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe said Friday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to close the area where people have been camping for months to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
US Army Orders Eviction of Dakota Protesters' Camp, Tribe Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, Dakota Access Pipeline, ethics, freedoms, government, military, Native Americans, Oceti Sakowin, politics, Sioux Nation, Standing Rock, terrorism, troops, US Army, Water Protectors )

Rosemary
- 8 days ago - theguardian.com
The US Army has ordered the closure of the main encampment established by activists opposing the Dakota Access pipeline, according to a letter released by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. Citing federal regulations governing public lands, cont...
Why Do We Punish Dakota Pipeline Protesters But Exonerate the Bundys?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Bundy's, Native Americans, Dakota Pipeline )

Dandelion
- 29 days ago - theguardian.com
While we stand in prayer, we have assault rifles aimed at us, we are attacked by dogs, pushed from our sacred sites with pepper spray, shot with rubber bullets and bean bag rounds and Tasers, beaten with sticks, handcuffed and thrown in dog kennels.
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
- 201 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
- 283 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
- 320 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
- 424 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
- 440 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
- 458 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
- 497 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
- 505 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
- 719 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
- 779 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.
 

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