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To Allow Native Americans to Use Their Native Names on Their Profiles.
Society & Culture  (tags: native americans, face book, profile, names, culture, petition )

Scooby
- 22 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
- 51 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
Protect Native American Burial Ground......Please SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: Native rights, Native Americans, Burial Grounds, heritage )

John
- 52 days ago - forcechange.com
Restore damaged Native American burial grounds at Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa
REMEMBER NATIVE AMERICANS: Send E-Mails to Your Friends and Family and Help Feed a Native American Family OnThanksgiving
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, goodnews, Native Americans, culture, charity, charity work, activists, politics, society, family )

Cal
- 72 days ago - nrcprograms.org
Just send 5 Free eCards to people you know, and a sweet, delicious pumpkin pie* will be donated to our Operation Turkey Dinner for Thanksgiving! Your actions will help feed Native American Families who need your help to enjoy this bounty
Some Folks Asked 'The Daily Show' To Not Air The Clip. They Aired It Anyway. (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, Washington Redskins, Jon Stewart, media, news, society, sports, culture, ethics, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 86 days ago - upworthy.com
CANADIANS! If you can't see the clip because you're not in the U.S., and the media empire wants to prevent you from seeing things from a non-Canadian domain, here's a link that will save the day. EVERYONE ELSE! Here's a browser extension that will help...
The 2,128 Native American Mascots People Aren't Talking About
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, sports, team mascots, society, ethics, education, rights, freedoms, culture, abuse, children, media, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 109 days ago - fivethirtyeight.com
While we've been consumed by the debate about the Washington Redskins, we've overlooked thousands of team names and mascots depicting Native Americans, often stereotypically.
Ted Nugent Mocks 'Unclean Dipsh*t' Native Americans: Whites 'Stole Their Land' Is 'Bullsh*t'
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, rights, freedoms, Ted Nugent, society, ethics, celebrity, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 139 days ago - rawstory.com
Conservative rocker Ted Nugent on Thursday lashed out at Native Americans who protested one of his South Dakota concerts, calling them "stinkyass unclean dipsh*t protestors."
Oklahoma Governor's Daughter Mocks Native American Protesters With 'War Dance' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Native Americans, ethics, culture, society, rights, celebrity, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 240 days ago - rawstory.com
Republican Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin this week apologized after her daughter mocked Native Americans with a "war dance," and her boyfriend directed an offensive middle finger gesture at them.
Change the MASKOT Name ! - PLEASE SIGN !!
Society & Culture  (tags: SUPER BOWL, SUPERBOWL ADS, WASHINGTON REDSKINS, NATIVE AMERICANS, MASKOT, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, ethics, humanrights, culture, americans, history, society, sports, education )

Angelika
- 324 days ago - front.moveon.org
The Super Bowl Ad You Didn't See Sign the petition if you support a name change for the Washington Redskins.
Here's An Ad About R--Skins That Its Makers Don't Have the Money to Show During Sunday's Superbowl (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Native Americans, ethics, rights, sports, society, culture, humans )

Carrie
- 327 days ago - dailykos.com
That wonderful video, "Proud to Be," was released by the National Congress of American Indians just in time for the Super Bowl in its effort to eliminate the offensive R--skins from the national vocabulary and let people know that we Indians are not...
10 Thanksgiving Myths Dispelled
Society & Culture  (tags: Thanksgiving, holiday, Native Americans, pilgrims, food, society, culture, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 447 days ago - todayifoundout.com
So who actually celebrated the first Thanksgiving? Were the Native Americans invited? What about all those pilgrims we see in depictions of the first Thanksgiving?
Supreme Court Ruling Perpetuates The Oppression Of Native Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: assimilation, Baby Veronica, boarding schools, Indian Child Welfare Act, Indian rights, Native Americans, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court )

Judy
- 537 days ago - mintpressnews.com
In a recent child custody case, the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to side with a 3-year-old child's adoptive parents over the legal claim of her biological father. One justice called it "heartbreaking."
Chiefs Declare Keystone XL Consultation Meeting Invalid, Walk Out on State Department Officials
Society & Culture  (tags: Keystone XL, Native Americans, , Rapid City, South Dakota, Treaty Rights, DOS, environment, culture )

Angelika
- 584 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
"On this historic day of May 16, 2013, ten sovereign Indigenous nations maintain that the proposed TransCanada/Keystone XL pipeline does not serve the national interest and in fact would be detrimental not only to the collected sovereigns but all future
Wounded Knee Historic Site Now For Sale On the Open Market
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous land, historic site, justice, Wounded Knee, Native Americans, crime, family, government, americans, violence, ethics )

Nancy
- 600 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The May 1 deadline came and went without a word from the Oglala Sioux Tribe, so James Czywczynski, who owns the site of the Wounded Knee massacre, has put the land on the open market.
Can We Honor Native American Day By Doing Something About the Suicide Crisis?
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, Native Americans, health, suicide rate, politics )

Cal
- 817 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Native Americans have the highest suicide rate of any ethnic group in the country, and suffer particularly among youth suicide deaths.
 

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