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Even More Cities Join Movement to Rename "Columbus Day" to "Indigenous Peoples' Day"
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, ethics, culture, politics, native rights, Indigenous Peoples Day, society, law, government )

Cal
- 349 days ago - mic.com
The trend of cities renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day is spreading across the United States.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cancel Columbus Day - It's Time to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day Nationwide
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, Cikumbus Day, Indigneous Peoples day, exploitation, history, native rights, culture, americans )

Cal
- 350 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For nearly 80 years this nation has celebrated Christopher Columbus with a federal holiday in his name. Far from discovering America, Columbus represents slavery, genocide, and a history of exploitation that it is time to stop honoring.
Children in the Crosshairs: The Emerging Battle Over Alaska's Native Children
Society & Culture  (tags: children, government, law, foster care system, native rights, family, ethics, society, politics, culture, abuse )

Cal
- 659 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Native children usually outnumber their non-Indian counterparts by a ratio of up to 9:1 in foster care in some parts of the United States
The Ohlone People Were Forced Out of San Francisco. Now They Want Part of Their Land Back.
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, culture, americans, news, law, legacy of Native persecutin, politics, rights, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 671 days ago - motherjones.com
The Ohlone once numbered as many as 15,000 on lands stretching from the San Francisco Bay to Big Sur. But following years of enslavement under the Spanish mission system and, later, persecution by settlers, they are now largely a people in exile.
Protect Native American Burial Ground......Please SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: Native rights, Native Americans, Burial Grounds, heritage )

John
- 691 days ago - forcechange.com
Restore damaged Native American burial grounds at Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up for First Nations Children
Society & Culture  (tags: first nations children, schooling, education, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, crime, culture, government, freedoms, safety, politics, news, society, world )

Cal
- 1026 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
First Nations schools are chronically underfunded. As a result, they face serious health concerns such as high carbon dioxide levels, black mould contamination, rodent infestations, sewage fumes and unheated classrooms.
5 Visionaries Who See a Brighter Future for Indian Country
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, Native rights, politics, rights, society, culture, interesting, education, news, goodnews )

Cal
- 1039 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
5 Visionaries Who See a Brighter Future for Indian Country Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/11/ 05/5-visionaries-pacific-northwest-152085
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty and Crime in Indian Country
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, rights, native rights, poverty, breaking the cycle of poverty and cirme, society, government, freedoms, safety, news )

Cal
- 1082 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Poverty is a root cause of crime, and without solving the poverty issue it may not be possible to solve the violent crime issues plaguing Indian reservations.
Native Education Situation Dire, Says Report; Sequestration Not Helping
Society & Culture  (tags: education, politics, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, politics, obama, freedoms, society, government )

Cal
- 1094 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The report, issued in August, notes that despite recent progress in improving achievement among most students of color, achievement results for Native students have remained nearly flat, and as achievement has stagnated, the gaps separating Native stude
'Not Even Human' How Canadian Govt. Abused Aboriginal Children in TB Experiments
Society & Culture  (tags: children, health, ethics, govrnement sponsored experiments on chil, native rights, sadness, politics, government, freedoms, culture, crime, abuse, rights, news, society )

Cal
- 1150 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
While aboriginal children died of tuberculosis in the 1930s and 1940s, Canadian health officials tried out experimental vaccines on infants rather than ameliorate the conditions of poverty that sparked that and a host of other illnesses.
Native American Rights Fund: Stop the Forced Removal of Baby Veronica
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, children, society, politics, Baby Veronica )

Cal
- 1155 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
As rage over the decision began to take shape on Thursday, Native leaders, community members and legal experts were unanimous in their solidarity toward what they feel is a rubber stamp of approval from the court by taking Veronica from her home
SUMMER MOVIES: A Familiar Wild West, But The Guy In The Mask? Who's He?
Society & Culture  (tags: movies, interesting, native rights, arts, society, politics, media )

Cal
- 1176 days ago - npr.org
There's never been anything very lone about the Lone Ranger. He's always been accompanied by Tonto, his Native American sidekick; Silver his snow-white steed; and the William Tell Overture.
ABC News on Tohono O'Odham Nation's Harrowing Mexican-Border War
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, society, native rights, immigrants, Mexico Border War, world, usa, rights, culture, violence, government )

Cal
- 1179 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The tribe's reservation borders Mexico but has one of the least-policed barriers on the entire imaginary line that separates Mexico from its northern neighbor.
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 )

Cal
- 1323 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Canadian PM Harper: Rights for First Nations Now!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, politics, native rights, world, news, interesting, law, activists )

Cal
- 1340 days ago - avaaz.org
Help support the Idle No More Movement and native rights in Canada and elsewhere.
 

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