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Murder in the Rainforest
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous rights, Amazon, culture, family, ecosystems, environment, COIAB, habitat destruction, murder, Lima )

Nancy
- 3 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
- 107 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
- 157 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
- 173 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
- 274 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
- 318 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
- 362 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
- 432 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
- 680 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
- 716 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
- 792 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
- 834 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
- 999 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
- 1048 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
- 1332 days ago - globalpost.com
Organized crime uses the highly porous Mohawk reservation as a conduit for illicit cargo, including cigarettes and firearms.
 

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