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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Sioux Indian Tribal Lands - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, crime, law, government, indigenous rights, land grab, natie rights, Oglala Sioux, governement land grab, us, politics )

Cal
- 34 days ago - forcechange.com
The U.S. Department of the Interior is threatening to take the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota's Badlands National Park away from the Oglala and Lakota Sioux currently living there. The area that comprises the South Unit of Badlands National
Five Lakota Tribes Take Historic ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Lakota Tribes, Obama, foster care, indigenous rights, South Dakota, Child Welfare Act )

Nancy
- 50 days ago - youtube.com
Thank you for helping us achieve another milestone in restoring basic rights and sovereignty to Lakota tribes in South Dakota, and a special thanks to A Positive Tomorrow, the experts who got us there. We are now one step closer to implementing foster-
Save the Fraser Declaration Solidarity Accord ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, indigenous rights, Enbridge, Northern Gateway Pipeline, Canada, environment, ecosystems, wildlife )

Nancy
- 151 days ago - yinkadene.ca
The Yinka Dene Alliance includes Nadleh Whut'en, Nak'azdli, Takla Lake, Saik'uz, Wet'suwet'en, and Tl'azt'en First Nations in northern BC who have banned the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines from their territories.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Relieve the Suffering of Native American Tribe - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, indigenous rights, OLakota Sioux, poverty, politics, news )

Cal
- 195 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Cal
- 239 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Beverly
- 310 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
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 )

Cal
- 557 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
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 )

Cal
- 593 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
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 )

Nancy
- 669 days ago - change.org
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 )

Nancy
- 711 days ago - care2.com
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 )

Cal
- 876 days ago - nativenewsnetwork.com
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 )

Cal
- 926 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
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 )

Cal
- 1209 days ago - globalpost.com
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 )

Cal
- 1224 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
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 )

Cal
- 1267 days ago - ipsnews.net
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
 

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