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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 )

- 1580 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 )

- 3428 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 )

- 2386 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 )

- 2889 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 )

- 2442 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 )

- 2599 days ago -
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 )

- 2549 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.
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 )

- 3187 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.
U.S. Supremes Rule Against Native Hawaiians' Land Claims
Society & Culture  (tags: society, law, rights, native American rights, usa, crime, culture, politics )

- 3301 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
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 )

- 2614 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.
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 )

- 2048 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!!
SEEKING JUSTICE: Geronimo's Kin Sue Skull and Bones Over Remains
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American Rights, law, crime, usa, sadness, interesting, society )

- 3348 days ago -
Geronimo's descendants have sued Skull and Bones -- the secret society at Yale University linked to presidents and other powerful figures -- claiming that its members stole the remains of the legendary Apache leader decades ago and have kept them ever since
Bill Would Protect Sweat Lodge Practices
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, freedoms, sweat lodges, Native American rights, usa, law, movies, news, media, politics )

- 3008 days ago -
An Arizona lawmaker has introduced a bill to regulate the use of traditional Native American practices after three people died last year in northern Arizona when a sweat lodge was created as part of a motivational retreat.

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