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Native American Street Artist Honors the Strength of Legendary Indigenous Leaders
Society & Culture  (tags: artist, street art, Mayan and Nahua roots, Henriquez, indigenous leaders, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe )

Dandelion
- 19 days ago - whitewolfpack.com
As indigenous people we have contributed so many things to the world, and our kids don't even know about it. We need to educate our kids through our art.
Lift the Australian Age Pension Above the Poverty Line
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, safety, humans, health, freedoms, ethics, culture, Australia, age, pension, poverty line, Lex de Grauw )

Darren
- 37 days ago - change.org
16 Jul 2017 - Thanks to all who have signed my petition, it means a lot to us pensioners. It really made a difference when a few of our supporters promoted the petition by donating through Chang.org, we would appreciate more of that.
Forcechange,End Forced Child Marriages in Niger
Society & Culture  (tags: womensrights, child abuse, children, law, marriage )

Ruth
- 39 days ago - forcechange.com
Abhorrent!To Nigers minister of population,womens protection & children,end forced marriages including child marriage by enforcing stricter laws banning these practices at local regional & national level.
Low Income Workers Who Live in RVs Chased Out of Silicon Valley Streets
Society & Culture  (tags: RV, high rent, Silicon Valley, low income, no where to live, expensive, inequality )

Dandelion
- 41 days ago - theguardian.com
Palo Altos minimum wage is $12 an hour, but someone would have to earn $42.69 an hour to rent a two-bedroom apartment while having enough left over for other necessities.
Years After Steve Irwin Changed Wildlife, Family Makes Announcement Setting Internet Ablaze
Society & Culture  (tags: Steve Irwin, wildlife, family, announcement, walk of fame, culture, family, ethics, humans, world )

Lone
- 46 days ago - hearteternal.com
The star will be officially installed on the Walk of Fame in 2018. Congratulations to Steve and his family for this significant honor being bestowed upon him!
Why Is California Genocide Forgotten?
Society & Culture  (tags: California Indian genocide, Gold Rush, American Indian extinction, loss of history, Custer's Last Stand )

Dandelion
- 46 days ago - dailykos.com
Random killing of Indians by individual miners resulted in the death of 100,000 Indians in the first two years of the gold rush. A staggering loss of two thirds of the population.
Tell Google, Facebook, and Microsoft to Stop Supporting Child Sex Trafficking
Society & Culture  (tags: google, facebook, microsoft, Child trafficking, chidabuse, Sex trafficking, politics, crime, culture, family, government, violence, petition to sign )

Barb
- 49 days ago - change.org
I was waiting to pick up my 15-year old daughter from track practice on an afternoon like any other. Minutes passed and then hours. I wondered where she was. Panic began to set in.
Definition of Learn' - A Spoken Word Poem
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, usa, arts, culture, poetry, contest, vote, sign language, society )

Sabine
- 51 days ago - prod.project1324-eng.com
A poem outlining some of the topics our public schools fail to educate youth on - subjects and specific lessons that most individuals would have a benefit in knowing. Turn up your speakers, this is a video.
Protect Journalists and Activists From Deadly Militants PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection )

Anna
- 57 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect human rights advocates from deadly and violent militants.
Sri Lanka: Stop Forcing Underage Girls to Marry PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, girls, marriage )

Anna
- 58 days ago - forcechange.com
Demand that Sri Lanka abolish the law that allows underaged girls to be married against their will.
Restore Women's Right To Withdraw Consent PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, violence, PROTECTION )

Anna
- 58 days ago - forcechange.com
Women are being denied the right to change their mind during sex due to a decades-old North Carolina law. This law not only flippantly ignores the well-being and comfort of the women involved, but favors the rapist; many men have taken advantage of this
Tell Congress: Reject Extreme Cuts to Humanitarian Aid PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, aid, protection )

Anna
- 60 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Right now, lifesaving assistance to tens of millions of people is on the line. The President's fiscal year 2018 budget request slashes humanitarian aid by almost 50% during a time of unprecedented global needs. In the coming months, it will be up to
Native American Lehman Brightman Who Taught And Made History Has Died
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, Lehman Brightman, history, Professor, Wounded Knee, Alcatraz Island, Mt Rushmore, activist, historian, leader )

Dandelion
- 62 days ago - eastbaytimes.com
He was a Sioux and Creek activist and longtime East Bay college history professor who rebelled against the U.S. govts account of history. He took part in takeovers of Alcatraz Island and Wounded Knee helped organize the occupation of Mt Rushmore in 1971
Stop the Mean-Spirited Rollback of Women's Healthcare! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: women, health, HEALTHCARE, protection )

Anna
- 63 days ago - sierra.secure.force.com
the healthcare plan passed through the House will roll back many of these important measures, putting women at risk.
Canada: Keep Your Promise to Fully Uphold the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights )

Anna
- 66 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Two thirds of First Nations in Canada have had to cope with unsafe drinking water over the past decade, often repeatedly and for long periods of time. The homicide rate for Indigenous women and girls is at least 4.5 times higher than all other women
 

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