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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
- 695 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 RIGHTS: Oneida Nation Dispossessed of Right to Reclaim Land or Compensation
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, NATIVE RIGHTS, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, Native rights, politics, news, law, culture, ethics, media, humans, society, usa, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 1847 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
A panel of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a 2-1 decision Aug. 10 that the Oneida Indian Nation has no "possessory right" to reclaim the 250,000 acres that were illegally taken by the state of New York in the 18th and 19th centuries and sold for
NATIVE AMERICAN RIGHTS: Say 'No' to Mascot Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, society, politics, world, usa, rightsm culture, americans, rights, news, government, freedoms, usa )

Cal
- 1672 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A success story: Nearly 256 years after the colonial government of British King George II placed a rich bounty on Indian scalps, Maine's Regional School Unit 12 (RSU 12) has voted to ban the use of the Redskins name and mascot from all eight schools it g
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
- 272 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
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
- 707 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
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
- 285 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.
Tribal Council Resists Homophobia
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, gayrights, native rights, tribal councils, society, politics, news, humans, ethics, children, rights, usa, education, freedoms, family, government, law )

Cal
- 1486 days ago - ipsnews.net
Heather Purser, a member of the Suquamish tribe, whose reservation sits in Washington State, came out to her family at the age of 16, but has never felt completely accepted by her people.
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
- 792 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.
Native American Rights Fund: Stop the Forced Removal of Baby Veronica
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, children, society, politics, Baby Veronica )

Cal
- 768 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
Protect Native American Burial Ground......Please SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: Native rights, Native Americans, Burial Grounds, heritage )

John
- 305 days ago - forcechange.com
Restore damaged Native American burial grounds at Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa
ECUADOR: Native People Stand Up to Be Counted in Census
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, politics, society, world, native rights, Ecuador, freedoms, ethics, news, law, humans )

Cal
- 1744 days ago - ipsnews.net
While native people's organisations, like the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE), claim that 40 percent of the country's population is indigenous, in the previous census in 2001, only 6.8 percent of people identified themselves
Wind Farms + Aboriginal Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, rights, society, native rights, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 2176 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
First Nations in Canada are exercising aboriginal and treaty rights more and more. A number of communities have launched territorial lawsuits to claim jurisdiction over traditional lands and the government's duty to consult communities about any developme
GOOD NEWS! Maine Dam Removal Launches Penobscot River Restoration
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, society, politics, native rights, news, ethics, culture )

Cal
- 1170 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The restoration of the endangered Atlantic salmon to their historic home waters will not only create economic and recreational opportunities for the communities along the river and beyond, it will also play a crucial role in restoring the cultural tradit
 

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