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Native History: Citizenship Thrust Upon Natives By U.S. Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, politics, history, govenrement, native americans )

Cal
- 50 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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Get Indigenous People's Day Officially Recognized Nationwide
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, politics, Indigenous peoples rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights, national holiday )

Cal
- 86 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Starting this fall Minneapolis will observe an Indigenous People's Day on October 2nd, the day federally reserved to celebrate the outright murder of Native American Indians by Christopher Columbus and the English who first "discovered" America.
Cuomo Recognizes Indian Nations and Leaders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, NYS, Governor Cuomo, politics, news, usa )

Cal
- 193 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In 2013, Cuomo and the Oneida Indian Nation reached a historic agreement to resolve all outstanding disputes regarding the status of the Nation's lands, property taxes, sales taxes and gaming at Turning Stone Resort Casino according to a OIN press relea
NATIVE AMERICAN NEWS: Sacred Arizona Site Under Siege Pending House Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, congress, ethics, native rights, mining interests, environment, news, usa )

Cal
- 310 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
On Thursday, the House will vote on a bill that would direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey more than 2,400 acres of U.S. Forest Service land in southeast Arizona to the Resolution Cooper Mining Co. Enactment of the bill would allow Resolution C
TAKE ACTION NOW! Purchase Wounded Knee, SD to Return to the Sioux Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, housing, society, politicsu.s., congress, ethics, government, world, WOUNDED KNEE, native rights )

Cal
- 317 days ago - change.org
The Wounded Knee Massacre site is up for sale by a private owner, James Czywczynski, who is non-Native. Ownership of this land was stripped from the people of Pine Ridge by the Dawes Act of 1887.
Senate Comm. Weighs Critical Affordable Housing Bill For Natives
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, housing, society, politicsu.s., congress, ethics, government )

Cal
- 351 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Testimony about a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) of 1996 topped the meeting of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
No Tribal Leaders at First Council on Native American Affairs Meeting Read More at Http://Indiancountrytodaymedia network.Com/20
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, politics, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, affordable housing, politics, obama, freedoms )

Cal
- 354 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The first meeting of the White House Council on Native American Affairs took place July 29 without tribal leaders present.
Supreme Court Decision Rolls Back Voting Rights for S.D. Indians
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, society, native rights, immigrants, Mexico Border War, world, usa, rights, culture, violence, government )

Cal
- 368 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
If residents of Wanblee, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, want to vote in the courthouse in Kadoka, they must make a 50-plus-mile round trip via this South Dakota Badlands highway. Access to voting has been a continual issue for tribal members arou
Montana's Native Vote Could Decide US Senate Control
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, usa, native rights, native vote, congress, government, elections )

Cal
- 453 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The decision of U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) not to run in 2014 means that the state's Native vote could be very important next year
Organization Works to Bring Native Elders Into Affordable Housing in Minnesota
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, politics, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, affordable housing, politics, obama, freedoms )

Cal
- 463 days ago - thecirclenews.org
The American Indian Community Development Corporation (AICDC) recently began the construction of affordable apartments in southern Minneapolis.
Sequestration Is Devastating Schools On America's Indian Reservations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, politics, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, politics, obama, freedoms )

Cal
- 478 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The automatic budget cuts that went into effect on March 1 are already having a devastating impact on education and health services on American Indian reservations, where poverty and unemployment rates are already sky-high...
Ryan and the GOP Revictimizing Native Women for Political Purposes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa )

Cal
- 694 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Republicans in the U.S. House, including Todd Akin and Paul Ryan, are blocking the expanded authority that tribal police need to deal with violent non-Indian offenders of Native American women on Indian land.
TAKE ACTION NOW! IHS: Stop Blocking Native Women's Access to Emergency Contraception!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, native health, native rights, native women \\, women's rights, equal access to healthcare for native wo, usa, politics, news, government, ethics, abuse )

Cal
- 696 days ago - change.org
A recent roundtable report by the Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center found that women are often told they have to see a doctor or have a prescription to get emergency contraception they are entitled to by law.Native women deserve and
A PORTRAIT OF NATIVE ACTIVISM: "We Are All Indigenous to Mother Earth, But We Have Forgotten"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, freedoms, safety, culture, society, NATIVE RIGHTS, politics, education, interesting, government, news, politics, usa, corruption, ethics )

Cal
- 712 days ago - ipsnews.net
Among Tiokasin Ghosthorse's childhood memories is the "reign of terror" that engulfed the Lakota native reservations from 1973 to 1976 following the 72-day indigenous occupation at Wounded Knee.
NAJA Concerned About Mainstream Media's Portrayal of Native Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, freedoms, usa, culture, society, journalism, stereotypes, native rights, americans, abuse, media, media, government, politics )

Cal
- 714 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The Native American Journalists Association has become concerned over language used by several mainstream media outlets recently that evoked stereotypes and falsehoods about Native Americans and their history.
 

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