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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 )

- 1491 days ago -
Fund tribal police forces and give tribes criminal jurisdiction on their territory
Havasupai Can Sue Over Blood Tests By ASU, UA
Society & Culture  (tags: indians, Native American Rights, americans, culture, crime, dishonesty, education, corruption, abuse, freedoms, government, interesting, religion, politics, news, rights, society )

- 3340 days ago -
Arizona's Havasupai Tribe has been given the go-ahead to sue the state university system over claims that researchers improperly used blood samples of its members, including to undermine tribal beliefs.
October 10 Is Native American Day in South Dakota
Society & Culture  (tags: native american rights, Native Americans, Columbus Day, history, rights, news, politics, society, culture, law, government )

- 2297 days ago -
In 1989, the South Dakota legislature, after a proposal by Governor George S. Mickelson, changed Columbus Day to Native American day, to honor the more than 70,000 American Indian residents in the state.
Two Spirits, One Community
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Native American Rights, culture, society, ethics, family, freedoms )

- 2801 days ago -
Summit aims to increase acceptance, end violence against gay Native Americans...
NATIVE AMERICAN RIGHTS: North Dakota, NCAA Spar Over Mascot
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, rights, discrimination, native american rights, politics, society, interesting, ethics, culture, usa, law, freedoms )

- 2353 days ago -
The University of North Dakota is one step closer to retiring its nickname and mascot, but changing the school's 90-year-old Native American moniker -- the Fighting Sioux -- has not been without complications.
TAKE ACTION! Support Native Prisoner Jason Campbell's Hunger Strike!
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, Native American Rights, penal system, society, politics, police, news, rights, usa, culture, religion, freedoms )

- 2510 days ago -
TAKE ACTION NOW! FREE Leonard Peltier!
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonard peltier, justice, AIM, Native american rights, government, freedoms, culture, ethics, politics, society, rights )

- 409 days ago -
Given that all legal remedies have been exhausted and that Peltier has spent 40 years in prison and is in poor health, please write to President Obama to grant clemency on humanitarian grounds and in the interests of justice
Episcopal Church Repudiates Doctrine of Discovery | Indian Country Today | Content
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, Native American Rights, episcopal, INDIGENOUS rights, repudiate the doctrine of discovery, christian, church )

- 3099 days ago -
In a first-of-its-kind action in the Christian world, the national Episcopal Church has passed a landmark resolution repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery and urging the U.S. government to endorse the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Indian Leaders Condemn Maine Commissioner for Reported Racist Remarks
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, rights, native american rights, Native American Rights, news, ethics, culture, society, world, usa )

- 2460 days ago -
Indian country leaders reacted swiftly to the latest outbreak of "the language of savagery"--racist and offensive remarks made by prominent people. This time it occurred in Maine.
U.S. Supremes Rule Against Native Hawaiians' Land Claims
Society & Culture  (tags: society, law, rights, native American rights, usa, crime, culture, politics )

- 3212 days ago -
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Congress' apology for overthrowing the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893 bears no moral, political or legal weight in stopping the State of Hawaii from selling 1.2 million acres of land seized during the illegal regime change
Wolves: Hunters to Hunted: TAKE ACTION ! Please Add A Comment to This Story, They Want Input!
Society & Culture  (tags: wolf hunt, nov 6th, minnesota, tragedy, native american rights, killing, hunts, wolf, sadnessamericans, law, sadness, corruption, abuse, politics, environment, crime, children, violence, murder )

- 1959 days ago -
Once despised by most, wolves now are revered by many. A November hunt in Minnesota has provoked both sides Weigh in with your own comments!!
Lawsuit Alleges Solar Projects Would Harm Sacred Native American Sites
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, native american rights, indigenous rights, solar power, law, government, freedoms, ethics, culture, politics, society, interesting, usa, humans )

- 2525 days ago -
Native American group and its allies sue to stop six solar facilities from being built in the Southern California desert, arguing that they would affect treasured geoglyphs, burial sites and relics.

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