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Wildfire in Fort McMurray, Canada, Shows Indigenous Resilience
Society & Culture  (tags: US & Canada, Canada, Natural disasters, Fort McMurray, Indigenous rights, First Nations )

- 172 days ago -
First Nations communities are opening their doors to people fleeing Fort McMurray, the city engulfed by the blaze at the heart of Canada's oil sands.
SIGN MY PETITION! Government of Canada: Help First Nations Communities Grapple With High Youth Suicide Rates
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, cultural genocide, justice, high suicide rates, First Nations, Canada, human rights, government, ethics, crime, culture, world, society, children, education, dishonesty, activists )

- 191 days ago -
According to a recent article from the Guardian suicide rates among First Nations youth are out of control, the product of deep poverty, official neglect and a hopelessness generated by severely overcrowded housing and unsanitary conditions
Canada Launches Inquiry Into Murdered Aboriginal Women and Opens the Door to Repealing 'Racist' Indian Act
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, women, violence, Canada, First Nations, human rights, crime, corruption, abuse, law, death, society, politics )

- 321 days ago -
Speaking in front of representatives of indigenous communities from across Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised "nothing less than a total renewal of the relationship between Canada and First Nations Peoples."
The Indigenous World Vs The Western World View   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous World View, Western World View, First Nations, Environment, nature )

- 872 days ago -
How we see the world determines how we act. Western thought sees us at war with each other over resources. Indigenous philosophy, we are all related as individuals in balance with nature.
Idle No More Protests Beyond Control of Chiefs
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, politics, society, indigenous rights, Idle Nor More Movement, Canda, First Nations, rights, news, activists, ethics, culture, world, interesting, government, freedoms )

- 1390 days ago -
The Idle No More movement is broadening into a call to shake off apathy, absorbing a range of issues from aboriginal rights and environmental safeguards to the democratic process. And as it swells, organizers are warning first nations leaders that the mov
TROUBLE IN THE FIRST NATIONS: Native Canadians See Way of Life Under Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, environment, ethics, First Nations, government, Canada, world, news, interesting, society, politics, freedoms, activists, health, law, government )

- 1609 days ago -
Canada's West Coast First Nations are feeling overwhelmed by crises affecting their land rights, economic well-being and health, prompting warnings in one territorial dispute with a local energy company that the country risks a degeneration of Aboriginal-
Last Wild Horses of Canada Symbolize a First Nation's Battle to Protect Its Territory
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, animals, horses, First Nations, indigenous peoples rights, world, news, culture, society, animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1839 days ago -
For at least 200 years wild horses have been part of the frontier mystique and the character of Chilcotin country. Recently these animals have emerged as a symbol of strength and pride for the Xeni Gwet'in First Nation--and also as a source of controversy.
The 16th Annual First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute 2011 National Conference
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, First Nations, Albuquerque )

- 1898 days ago -
First Nations Development Institute and First Nations Oweesta Corporation are happy to announce that the 16th Annual First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute will be held at the Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. When October 26-28, 2011
CANADA: Yukon First Nations Closely Guarding Peel Watershed
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, politics, society, INDIGENOUS RIGHTS, indigenous rights, First Nations, environment, government, freedoms, rights, world )

- 2021 days ago -
Thanks to the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which Canada adopted in November 2010, four First Nations are able to stand their ground opposing possible development by mining interests a little more firmly.
CANADA: First Nations Rally for Indigenous Education Funding and Support
Society & Culture  (tags: education, First Nations, society, politics, rights, government, humans, media, culture, news, world )

- 2201 days ago -
First Nations chiefs, elders, students and thousands of their supporters called on the Canadian government to increase funding and support for indigenous students' education
Court Denies Onondaga Land Rights Lawsuit
Society & Culture  (tags: first nations, New York, onondaga, indigenous, treaty, treaties, government, lands )

- 2209 days ago -
The nation sought a declaratory judgment that various lands situated in present-day Central New York were unlawfully acquired by the State of New York in violation of the federal Indian Trade and Intercourse Act, the U.S. Constitution, the 1784 Treaty
Indian Genocide and Republican Power
Society & Culture  (tags: genocide, first nations, indian, Indigenous peoples, republicans, government, culture, dishonesty, politics )

- 2209 days ago -
The genocide against Native Americans remains one of the most shameful chapters of U.S. history (and indeed one that continued through Ronald Reagan's presidency with U.S.-backed slaughters in Central America).
Troubled First Nations University Gets $4-Million Lifeline From Ottawa
Society & Culture  (tags: education, GoodNews, First Nations, Canada, politics, government, world, humans, society, news )

- 2331 days ago -
-- Ottawa has thrown the struggling First Nations University of Canada a financial lifeline that students hope will keep their beloved school afloat.
Land Ownership Changes Mark New Chapter in Nisga'a History
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, culture, society, First Nations, NISGA. interesting, news, world )

- 2353 days ago -
New rules will give Nisga'a freedom to do with their homes as they wish - including selling to non-Nisga'a buyers
FIRST NATIONS: More Jail Time Won't Stop Aboriginal Gang Growth, Says Expert
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Canada, GANGS, FIRST NATIONS, politics, culture, family, rights, news )

- 2398 days ago -
The explosive growth of aboriginal gangs across the country will continue unless the deplorable conditions behind the trend are addressed, says a gang expert.

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