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The Standing Proud Project Needs YOUR Help
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, children, culture, GoodNews, women, men, families, Indigenous Peoples, First Nations, Canada, self reliance, business )

- 3672 days ago -
The Standing Proud Project is an initiative to positively address in a realistic manner some of the serious social issues affecting the First Nation people of Canada.
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 )

- 706 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
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 )

- 2354 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.
Key Charge Dismissed in 1975 Pine Ridge AIM Case
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Natives, First Nations, AIM, John Graham, government, freedoms, ethics, culture, society, politics, humans, murder, news, rights, law, GoodNews )

- 3248 days ago -
A federal judge dismissed a key charge against one of two men accused in the 1975 slaying of a fellow American Indian Movement member and scheduled a hearing on whether they should be tried separately. John Graham and Richard Marshall are scheduled to...
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 )

- 836 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."
Wildfire in Fort McMurray, Canada, Shows Indigenous Resilience
Society & Culture  (tags: US & Canada, Canada, Natural disasters, Fort McMurray, Indigenous rights, First Nations )

- 688 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.
The 16th Annual First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute 2011 National Conference
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, First Nations, Albuquerque )

- 2415 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
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 )

- 2124 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-
The Indigenous World Vs The Western World View   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous World View, Western World View, First Nations, Environment, nature )

- 1388 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.
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, American Indian, Native, Indian, Indigenous, First Nations, First People, Sacred Sites, culture, religion, world )

- 3929 days ago -
Observances and ceremonies will be held across the country on June 21 to mark the 2007 National Day of Prayer to Protect Native American Sacred Places. The exact times and days for public commemorations are listed below.
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 )

- 1905 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
End Canada's Discrimination Against First Nations Children ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, First Nations, Canada, rights )

- 69 days ago -
The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruled in 2016 that Canada is discriminating against First Nations children on reserves by failing to provide equal funding compared to other Canadian children.
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 )

- 2914 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.
Indian Genocide and Republican Power
Society & Culture  (tags: genocide, first nations, indian, Indigenous peoples, republicans, government, culture, dishonesty, politics )

- 2725 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).

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