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Children in the Crosshairs: The Emerging Battle Over Alaska's Native Children
Society & Culture  (tags: children, government, law, foster care system, native rights, family, ethics, society, politics, culture, abuse )

Cal
- 16 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Native children usually outnumber their non-Indian counterparts by a ratio of up to 9:1 in foster care in some parts of the United States
The Ohlone People Were Forced Out of San Francisco. Now They Want Part of Their Land Back.
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, culture, americans, news, law, legacy of Native persecutin, politics, rights, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 28 days ago - motherjones.com
The Ohlone once numbered as many as 15,000 on lands stretching from the San Francisco Bay to Big Sur. But following years of enslavement under the Spanish mission system and, later, persecution by settlers, they are now largely a people in exile.
Protect Native American Burial Ground......Please SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: Native rights, Native Americans, Burial Grounds, heritage )

John
- 48 days ago - forcechange.com
Restore damaged Native American burial grounds at Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up for First Nations Children
Society & Culture  (tags: first nations children, schooling, education, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, crime, culture, government, freedoms, safety, politics, news, society, world )

Cal
- 383 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
First Nations schools are chronically underfunded. As a result, they face serious health concerns such as high carbon dioxide levels, black mould contamination, rodent infestations, sewage fumes and unheated classrooms.
5 Visionaries Who See a Brighter Future for Indian Country
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, Native rights, politics, rights, society, culture, interesting, education, news, goodnews )

Cal
- 396 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
5 Visionaries Who See a Brighter Future for Indian Country Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/11/ 05/5-visionaries-pacific-northwest-152085
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty and Crime in Indian Country
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, rights, native rights, poverty, breaking the cycle of poverty and cirme, society, government, freedoms, safety, news )

Cal
- 439 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Poverty is a root cause of crime, and without solving the poverty issue it may not be possible to solve the violent crime issues plaguing Indian reservations.
Native Education Situation Dire, Says Report; Sequestration Not Helping
Society & Culture  (tags: education, politics, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, politics, obama, freedoms, society, government )

Cal
- 451 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The report, issued in August, notes that despite recent progress in improving achievement among most students of color, achievement results for Native students have remained nearly flat, and as achievement has stagnated, the gaps separating Native stude
'Not Even Human' How Canadian Govt. Abused Aboriginal Children in TB Experiments
Society & Culture  (tags: children, health, ethics, govrnement sponsored experiments on chil, native rights, sadness, politics, government, freedoms, culture, crime, abuse, rights, news, society )

Cal
- 507 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
While aboriginal children died of tuberculosis in the 1930s and 1940s, Canadian health officials tried out experimental vaccines on infants rather than ameliorate the conditions of poverty that sparked that and a host of other illnesses.
Native American Rights Fund: Stop the Forced Removal of Baby Veronica
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, children, society, politics, Baby Veronica )

Cal
- 512 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
As rage over the decision began to take shape on Thursday, Native leaders, community members and legal experts were unanimous in their solidarity toward what they feel is a rubber stamp of approval from the court by taking Veronica from her home
SUMMER MOVIES: A Familiar Wild West, But The Guy In The Mask? Who's He?
Society & Culture  (tags: movies, interesting, native rights, arts, society, politics, media )

Cal
- 533 days ago - npr.org
There's never been anything very lone about the Lone Ranger. He's always been accompanied by Tonto, his Native American sidekick; Silver his snow-white steed; and the William Tell Overture.
ABC News on Tohono O'Odham Nation's Harrowing Mexican-Border War
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, society, native rights, immigrants, Mexico Border War, world, usa, rights, culture, violence, government )

Cal
- 536 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The tribe's reservation borders Mexico but has one of the least-policed barriers on the entire imaginary line that separates Mexico from its northern neighbor.
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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Canadian PM Harper: Rights for First Nations Now!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, politics, native rights, world, news, interesting, law, activists )

Cal
- 697 days ago - avaaz.org
Help support the Idle No More Movement and native rights in Canada and elsewhere.
RIP: Indian Country Reacts to Russell Means Passing
Society & Culture  (tags: Russell Means, AIM, native rights, Indian rigts, celebrity, obituary, news, society, politics, government, law, media, death, culture, americans )

Cal
- 786 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Means, who died Monday from throat cancer at age 72, helped lead the 1973 uprising at Wounded Knee -- a bloody confrontation that raised America's awareness about the struggles of Indians and gave rise to a wider protest movement that lasted for the rest
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help the Lakota Sioux Save Their Sacred Black Hills Land!
Society & Culture  (tags: Pe Sla, native rights, sacred land, activism, politics, politics, society, ethics, americans, government, freedoms, news )

Cal
- 845 days ago - avaaz.org
The auction was cancelled at the last minute, and it's clear public pressure played a roleThe Lakota Sioux tribes continue to ask as many people across the US and around the world to stand in solidarity, and demand the US government collaborate on a long-
 

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