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TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Legal Action Against People Who Attacked North Dakota Access Pipeline Land Protectors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: RIGHTS, ACTIVISM, native rights, protestors abused., usa )

- 41 days ago -
Energy Transfer Partners has hired mercenaries to use pepper spray and attack dogs on Native American tribes who gathered to peacefully protect sacred sites and keep drinking water safe.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Don't Sell Native American Burial Grounds to Mining Company
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, dishonesty, obama, politics, native rights, tribal lands, indigenous rights, ethics )

- 677 days ago -
Congress may sell a Native American burial ground and national forest land in Arizona to build a copper mine by slipping a deal into must-pass legislation this December.
Native History: Citizenship Thrust Upon Natives By U.S. Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, politics, history, govenrement, native americans )

- 869 days ago -
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 )

- 904 days ago -
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 )

- 1012 days ago -
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 )

- 1129 days ago -
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 )

- 1136 days ago -
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 )

- 1170 days ago -
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 )

- 1173 days ago -
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 )

- 1187 days ago -
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 )

- 1272 days ago -
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 )

- 1282 days ago -
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 )

- 1297 days ago -
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 )

- 1513 days ago -
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 )

- 1515 days ago -
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

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