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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 )

- 2822 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.
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 )

- 1504 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 )

- 2398 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...
The 16th Annual First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute 2011 National Conference
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, First Nations, Albuquerque )

- 1564 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 )

- 1274 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 )

- 538 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 )

- 3079 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 )

- 1055 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
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 )

- 2064 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 )

- 1875 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).
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 )

- 1867 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
Northern Leaders Slam Canada's Rejection of UN Native Rights Declaration & 4 Other Countries
Society & Culture  (tags: first nations, Human Rights, united nations, stephen harper, indigenous peoplesculture, freedoms )

- 2994 days ago -
Aboriginal & northern leaders say Canada's opposition Thursday to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has marred the country's reputation in the international community. This is the 2nd time by Canada's PM Harper
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 )

- 1686 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.
MEDIA BIAS IN CANADA: Stop the Racist Attacks on Our Children--Native People Under Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: media, bias, Native People, First Nations, Canada, rights, culture, ethics, society, politics, sadness, news, abuse )

- 2084 days ago -
Last week the Web site ran an advertisement headlined "Native Extraction Service" with a photograph of three young Native boys. The service offered to round up and remove First Nations youth like wild animals, and "relocate them to their

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