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Preserve the Indian Child Welfare Act!
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, civil rights, children, families, Native Americans, First Nations, foster care )

Freya
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
ICWA requires that before private and public agencies place Native American children in foster care or with an adoptive family, they try to keep nuclear families together or, if that fails, to place children with their extended family or their tribe.
These Last Moments of the Standing Rock Protest Will Break Your Heart
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Standing Rock camp, #NoDAPL, Donald Trump, share-holder, order, closure, changed battleground, Energy Transfer Partners, Native Americans, human rights, violations )

Evelyn
- 295 days ago - upworthy.com
This is the end of the Standing Rock camp. For now. "People have said their last prayers, and offered cedar to the sacred fire and are also burning these structures we have ceremonially built, so they must be ceremonially removed,"
#NODAPL CAMP LEADERSHIP ADDRESSES CONCERNS
Society & Culture  (tags: Standing Rock Reservation, Oceti Sakowin camp renamed All Nations c, weather conditions, polar vortex, NODAPL, Native Americans, safety )

RosemaryR
- 370 days ago - nativenewsonline.net
CANNONBALL, NORTH DAKOTA âEUR"In an effort to address widespread rumors and misconceptions about #NODAPL encampments near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, Last Real Indians led by former candidate for US Congress Chase Iron Eyes ..cont..
The Many Pernicious Myths About Native Americans That Need to Be Uprooted Now
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, native Americans, discrimnation, myths, government, ethics, culture, crime, society, rights, law )

AWAY AWHI
- 419 days ago - truth-out.org
Five hundred years after the violence of settler colonialism began in the Americas, Native peoples are still fighting to protect their lands and their rights to exist as distinct political communities and individuals
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL THE US CONGRESS: Suport Native American Suicide Prevention Act HR 1599
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, ethics, NATIVE AMERICANS, PROBLEMS, SUICIDES, ALCOHOLISM, government, society, health )

AWAY AWHI
- 672 days ago - change.org
Young teens and adults on many reservations have no guidance on proper life skills due to a poverished environment. Adolescent children see abuse, drugs, alcohol and crime in multi-generations and are looking for a way out
First Thanksgiving   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Eddie Izzard, First Thanksgiving, Plymouth, MA, comedy, Native Americans )

Dandelion
- 751 days ago - youtube.com
By Eddie Izzard. Short video minute long self explains.
Americans Also Have a Holiday Today - But Should We?
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, Columbus, Native Americans, Indians, genocide, heritage, society, history )

Joanne
- 795 days ago - politicsplus.org
A holiday post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName
Remains Found At Trail Of Tears Could Be From Native American Burial Ground
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous remains, Trail of Tears, Native Americans, Missouri, human skeletal remains )

Nancy
- 803 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
Capt. David James of the Cape Girardeau County SheriffâEUR(TM)s Department told the Southeast Missourian the remains could be part of a Native American group called the Wolf People.
Navajo/Maidu Student Claims Native-American-Genocide-Denyi ng Professor Expelled Her From Cal State US History Course
Society & Culture  (tags: Cal State Sacramento, education, US history, Native American history, Chiitaanibah Johnson, Navajo/Maidu, Native Americans, genocide, genocide denial, racism, discrimination, War Crimes, atrocities, Indian Country Today )

LucyKalei
- 824 days ago - morallowground.com
Chiitaanibah Johnson challenged professor's view with facts she'd researched, was accused of hijacking lesson & told she'd be disenrolled. Some students agreed she'd disrupted class by insisting on accuracy of term genocide for Native American demise
Nearly No Consequences For Drunk Executives Who Poured Beer On Native American Children's Heads
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, abuse, society, ethics, law, rights, children, freedoms, violence, sadness, government, politics, safety, dishonesty, culture, hate crime )

Carrie
- 877 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Seven months later, only one of the perpetrators faces criminal charges. His trial begins today, and if found guilty he will be convicted of disorderly conduct and fined $500 ~ avoiding hate crime charges, a jury, and jail time.
Apache Women Warriors: âEUR~Lozen and DahtesteâEUR(TM)
Society & Culture  (tags: Dahteste and Lozen, Apache Women Warriors, culture, native americans, Geronimo, Indian Wars )

Nancy
- 901 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
The resistance of these women and other brave Apache warriors prevented what would have otherwise been cultural genocide for the Apache.
Gathering Of Nations Kicks Off With Miss Indian World Pageant ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, 'Gathering of Nations', Albuquerque, NM, society, culture, family, interesting, humans, education, world, news )

Carrie
- 965 days ago - krqe.com
Similar to the Miss America Pageant, 21 Native American women will represent their tribes and traditions for the title of Miss Indian World. Currently, Taylor Thomas holds the crown and will be handing off to the new lucky lady.
To Allow Native Americans to Use Their Native Names on Their Profiles.
Society & Culture  (tags: native americans, face book, profile, names, culture, petition )

Scooby
- 1109 days ago - change.org
Many Native Americans are being forced to have their Legal Native American names removed and are being forced to use fake names because their real names were not acceptible to be used.
Native American Suicide Prevention Act HR 1599
Society & Culture  (tags: peitition, Native Americans, children, suicide, mental health )

Joyce
- 1138 days ago - change.org
National Institute of Mental Health 2007 census shows American Indian and Alaska Natives suicide rates were highest of all nationalities at 14.3/100,000. Petition Congress to get this bill passed: http://beta.congress.gov/bill/113th/house-bill/159 9
 

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