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TAKE ACTION NOW! Relieve the Suffering of Native American Tribe - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, indigenous rights, OLakota Sioux, poverty, politics, news )

- 609 days ago -
Help the Lakota Sioux in South Dakota, where they experience some of the worst living conditions in the Western Hemisphere.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Allow Tribes to Combat Crime - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, law, government, police, Native american rights, indigenous rights, society, politics, safety, news )

- 653 days ago -
Fund tribal police forces and give tribes criminal jurisdiction on their territory
TAKE ACTION: Tell President Obama and Congress: Repeal Christopher Columbus Day
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, human rights, civil rights, indigenous rights, education, ethics, government, dishonesty, usa, politics )

- 723 days ago -
Stop the celebration of Christopher Columbus as a national holiday. Instead, let's observe the struggles of the indigenous people of our nation.
Aboriginal Housing Crisis in Canada Threatens to Explode
Society & Culture  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

- 971 days ago -
Efforts by the Red Cross, and emergency funding for housing repairs, have improved the most dire of Attawapiskat's housing situations, but Spence and other leaders hope meetings with government can address the wider aboriginal housing crisis by resettin
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 )

- 1007 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
Indigenous People's Day ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: american indians, indigenous rights, holiday, Columbus, americans, society, ethics, family, children )

- 1083 days ago -
By honoring Columbus with a national holiday, our government continues to be complicit, vehemently insult indigenous people, deny truth and actual history, act without empathy, and perpetuate a philosophy of racism and domination.
Pe' Sla: Help Save Lakota Sioux Sacred Land! Updates Link 9/6/12
Society & Culture  (tags: lakota, sacred land, black hills, dakota, nakota, land auction, donate, american indians, indigenous rights )

- 1125 days ago -
Help Lakota people buy back part of their sacred lands before it is sold and opened up for development.
Violence Against Native Women - A Call to Action
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, women, society, Native women, indigenous rights, violence, politics, news, ethics, culture, humans, activists, rights )

- 1290 days ago -
One in three American Indian and Alaska Native women will be raped during her lifetime. Roughly nine in ten of the perpetrators of violence against Native women are non-Indian men
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Dignity and Protection for All Women in the United States, Regardless of Ethnicity
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous rights, women's rights, society, politics, women, safety, usa, rights, ethics, crime, culture, humans, interesting )

- 1339 days ago -
Women have the right to be protected regardless of their cultural heritage. Although the US government is clearly aware of the high risk of assault for indigenous women, they have failed to take adequate measures to protect them
Mohawk Indian Reservation: A Smuggler's Playground
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, politics, news, government, police, law, reservation law, indigenous rights, ethics, society, interesting )

- 1623 days ago -
Organized crime uses the highly porous Mohawk reservation as a conduit for illicit cargo, including cigarettes and firearms.
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 )

- 1638 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.
Native Women Seek Justice at U.N.
Society & Culture  (tags: women, world, rights, native peoples rights, forcible rape, health, UN, indigenous rights, crime, politics, usa, ethics, health, interesting, freedoms, law, government )

- 1680 days ago -
The United States is facing international scrutiny for its apparent failure to prosecute criminals who enter indigenous territories to prey on Native women and girls-Between 60 and 80 percent of violent victimisation of Native American women is perpetrate
Lawsuit Alleges Solar Projects Would Harm Sacred Native American Sites
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, native american rights, indigenous rights, solar power, law, government, freedoms, ethics, culture, politics, society, interesting, usa, humans )

- 1687 days ago -
Native American group and its allies sue to stop six solar facilities from being built in the Southern California desert, arguing that they would affect treasured geoglyphs, burial sites and relics.
India's Policy of 'Integrating' Tribal People 'Disastrous'
Society & Culture  (tags: children, INDIGENOUS rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights, world, news, humans, crime, culture, abuse, government, law, politics, rights, sadness, society, violence, ethics )

- 1703 days ago -
India's Minister of Tribal Affairs, Kantilal Bhuria, has announced that he supports the 'integration' of India's tribal communities into the 'mainstream' society - a policy that has been shown to be disastrous
Groups Aim to Develop New Native American Leaders
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, humans, culture, child, native rights, native youth, indigenous rights, education, world, usa, interesting, children, freedoms, news )

- 1744 days ago -
Although young people in any society may struggle, developing a sense of identity and purpose can be especially tough for Indians trying to engage the future while retaining tradition.

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