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TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP SAVE SACRED SIOUX LANDS FROM DEVELOPMENT! A Request to Help Save Pe' Sla
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, activism, society, politics, activists, rights )

Cal
- 922 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Right now, The Oceti Sakowin is battling against the clock to save Pe' Sla, one of our most sacred sites. Pe' Sla, located in the center of the Black Hills. Besides playing an essential role in our creation story and star knowledge, ceremonies essential
Sioux Tribes Worry Sale of Sacred Site in South Dakota's Black Hills Could Lead to Development
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, rights, native rights, sale of sacred Native lands, news, ethics )

Cal
- 925 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The area is the only sacred site currently on private land outside Sioux control. The tribes believe the Sioux people were created from the Black Hills, and part of their spiritual tradition says Pe' Sla is where the Morning Star fell to earth, killing se
GOOD NEWS! Maine Dam Removal Launches Penobscot River Restoration
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, society, politics, native rights, news, ethics, culture )

Cal
- 988 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
Colin Firth Appeals to Save Brazil's Threatened Awa Tribe
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, celebrity, rights, native rights, world, politics, ethics, freedoms, government, news )

Cal
- 1044 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Britain's Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth on Wednesday launched a major drive by Survival International to save "Earth's most threatened tribe," the Awa of the Brazilian Amazon.
GOOD NEWS! Historic Site on Mohawk River Back in Native Hands
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, politics, rights, society, law, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, culture, news, GoodNews, goodnews, government )

Cal
- 1235 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A location on the Mohawk River in New York considered a key site in the founding of the Iroquois Confederacy has been handed over to a Native foundation.
University of Montana Deals With Racism Against Native American Students
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, society, bias, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, usa, safety, news, culture, education, freedoms, law )

Cal
- 1254 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
On Monday, September 19 when students arrived at the University of Montana's Payne Family Native American Center--a sticker declaring "Save the White Race! Earth's Most Endangered Species" was discovered.
NATIVE AMERICAN OP-ED: Pollution Denies Our Treaty Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, culture, ethics, native Amreican rights, native rights, pollution, environment, environment, government, rights, news, politics )

Cal
- 1303 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
We have asked the federal government time and again to take action against those who pollute our waterways and contaminate our shellfish. Our treaty shellfish harvest rights are threatened because the state and federal governments are failing to hold land
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
- 1305 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.
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
- 1491 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
Indians to HuffPo: What About Us?
Society & Culture  (tags: news, media, Huffington Post, native rights, press coverage, native Americans, native americans, usa, interesting, humans, freedoms )

Cal
- 1493 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
On the news that the Huffington Post website is planning to launch a section for African American topics, Native Americans are asking the popular mainstream blog and news site to consider featuring a space that highlights the richness and diversity of Ame
Indian Country Conservancy to Restore Native Lands in Oregon
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, native rights, society, politics, society, news, GoodNews, goodnews, government, ethics, culture, usa, rights )

Cal
- 1513 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
Nationally, two-thirds of the 148 million acres reserved by tribes through treaties as reservations was taken from Native peoples through federal allotment and termination policies - policies that ostensibly were implemented to assimilate Native peoples b
Groups Aim to Develop New Native American Leaders
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, humans, culture, child, native rights, native youth, indigenous rights, education, world, usa, interesting, children, freedoms, news )

Cal
- 1527 days ago - usatoday.com
Although young people in any society may struggle, developing a sense of identity and purpose can be especially tough for Indians trying to engage the future while retaining tradition.
AUSTRALIA: Wild River Laws 'Holding Back' Indigenous Future
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, NATIVE RIGHTS, DEVELOPMENT, news, rights, humans, culture, world, law, government )

Cal
- 1556 days ago - abc.net.au
A young Indigenous leader has told a federal parliamentary inquiry that Queensland's Wild Rivers laws are denying his people a prosperous future.
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
- 1562 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
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
- 1666 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

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