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

Judy
- 25 days ago - telesurtv.net
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.
Help Support the Blackfeet Nation as They Fight for Water Rights ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: water rights, indigenous rights, Blackfeet Nation, northwest Montana )

Nancy
- 44 days ago - change.org
Protecting and preserving this sovereign right is fundamental not only to the Blackfeet Nation, but for other tribal nations as well. Stand united with the Blackfeet Nation and show your support!
First World Indigenous Games Off To Colorful, Rocky, Start In Brazil
Society & Culture  (tags: World Indigenous Games, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, culture, indigenous rights )

Nancy
- 218 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
A parade of feathered headdresses, grass skirts and body make-up was on show Friday, as more than 2,000 competitors joined the opening ceremony at the first World Indigenous Games in Brazil.
Save The Broadback ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, indigenous rights, Waswanipi Cree, Quebec, Broadback Valley, Boreal Forestenvironment, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 252 days ago - act.greenpeace.org
Waswanipi Cree know first-hand whatâEUR(TM)s at stake; the forest is the heart of their identity. Seeing destruction all around them, they are now more motivated than ever to protect their last piece of unspoiled forest.
7-Year-Old Native American Student Removed From Classroom For Wearing Mohawk Hairstyle
Society & Culture  (tags: children, 7 year old's mohawk, school rules?, hair style, indigenous rights, culture )

Nancy
- 253 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
John Mejia, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah, said school districts are given a lot of discretion in setting dress and appearance standards, âEURoebut it is well established law that you do not shed all of your constitutional..."
Murder in the Rainforest
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous rights, Amazon, culture, family, ecosystems, environment, COIAB, habitat destruction, murder, Lima )

Nancy
- 530 days ago - rollingstone.com
"We must be more than just witnesses here, we must demand to be used for what we know," he said. "The people in those conference rooms don't know as much as they think they do. If they did, they wouldn't be in this situation."
Change the Name of Chivington, Colorado ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Sandy Creek massacre, indigenous rights, Chivington, families, culture )

Nancy
- 634 days ago - change.org
In remembrance of the 150 year anniversary of this massacre of the estimated 150 innocent Cheyenne and Arapaho men, women, and children brutally and unjustly killed at Sand Creek, I would ask that you change the name of the town of Chivington, Colorado...
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
- 684 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
- 699 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
- 800 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
- 844 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
- 888 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
- 959 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
- 1206 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
- 1243 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
 

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