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After Using Chemical Weapons at Standing Rock U.S. Slams Syrian Attack
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Standing Rock, chemical weapons, Syrian attacks, USA, Native Americans, American Indians )

- 739 days ago -
As this feeding frenzy wears on beware moral grandstanders in public office who will neglect to acknowledge the carnage their own govts chemical weapons have imposed on civilians over the last century while they continue to advocate further war.
After Years of Oppression US to Pay Out Nearly $1 Billion to Native Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, American Indians, $1 billion settlement, USA, Tribal Nations, 1990 lawsuit )

- 1305 days ago -
The settlement stems from a 1990 lawsuit, which claimed the U.S. government failed to pay its portion of federal contracts for housing, education, law enforcement and healthcare, as well as a number of other support programs.
57 Affiliated Tribes of Northwest American Indians Urge Senate to Nix Sacred Land Giveaway - ICTMN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, American Indians, Tonto National Forest, Defense Bill, US Senate, Mining Industry, Copper, Environment, Ethical concerns )

- 1581 days ago -
More than 70 tribal nations have urged the US Senate not to transfer sacred land from the Tonto National Forest, via a defense bill, to unprotected private land only for a UK corporation to build an environmentally devastating copper mine.
Native American Legislative Update
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, American Indians, indigenous rights, food, business, ethics, government )

- 2073 days ago -
In spite of the treaties, in spite of solemn exchanges of land for promises of food, health, education and security, the federal government considers keeping these promises a matter of "discretionary" spending.
Urge Senate Majority Leader Reid and Your Own U.S. Senators to Block
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: nuclear energy, reactors, protection, emergency planning, radioactive waste, indigenous, American Indians )

- 2469 days ago -
On April 26th, 2012 -- the 26th annual commemoration of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe -- the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee passed a bill that would authorize and fund a "pilot" program for "consolidated interim storage" of high-level radio
Mike Ali Racoon Eyes Kenny Native Canddate for Richmond,Ca. 2012: VIDEO   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, American Indians, Politics, California, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, rights, society )

- 2624 days ago -
I support Mike Raccoon Eyes, candidate for City Council of Richmond, California in 2012. I believe his leadership, direction, ideals,and love of not only our Native People, but Turtle Island herself, will be the beginning healing....
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, americans, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, goodnews, news, politics, usa )

- 2659 days ago -
Mike Raccoon Eyes: Native Advocate, candidate for City Council of Richmond, CaliforniA close examination of the Native American vote in the United States in the national elections of 2012 and the Native perspective of what it means to Indian Country a.
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Indigenous Peoples, culture, society, rights, freedoms, government, education, news, politics, ethics )

- 3236 days ago -
As part of the U.S. government's review of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the State Department, together with other Federal agencies, will be hosting consultations with federally recognized tribes.
The Native American Economic Advisory Council Act of 2010: TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, culture, society, rights, ethics, economy, healthcare, government, ethics )

- 3246 days ago -
First Nations asks you to urge your Senators and Representatives to support the Native American Economic Advisory Council Act of 2010...
Help Provide Justice for Native Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Senate, Veterans, ethics, government, freedoms, rights, culture, society )

- 3248 days ago -
On Monday, folks across America will come together to pay tribute to our greatest heroes - those who fought and died to keep this Nation safe and free. We owe them and all of our men and women in uniform an eternal debt of gratitude...
Russell Pearce Vs. the Constitution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, American Indians, Prejudice, Racial profiling, culture, americans, government, freedoms, politics, ethics, constitution )

- 3252 days ago -
Republican State Senator from Arizona Russell Pearce, the driving force behind the horrid new immigration law in the state, has decided that institutionalizing racial profiling in his state isn't enough...
Salazar Wants Chimney Rock to Be Monument
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Natiional Monuments, culture, society, interesting, news )

- 3378 days ago -
The Chimney Rock Archaeological Area near Pagosa Springs - known for its two asymmetrical rock spires - is on the road to being named a national monument. "We think the plan is rolling right along," Amy Cole with the National Trust for Historic ...
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Indians, land, Congress, President Obama )

- 3379 days ago -
In a late business wrap up, the US Congress gave back the state of South Dakota to the Oglala Sioux Tribe. President Obama signed the measure into law without reading it, the Oglala Sioux began taking over Uranium mines and oil fields.
$650,000 Settlement in Lawsuit Based on 1868 Pact
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, government, ethics, culture, society, rights, politics )

- 3379 days ago -
A settlement in a lawsuit will require the federal government to pay $650,000 in damages to an Oglala Sioux woman who was sexually assaulted by a U.S. Army recruiter, the woman's lawyer said Thursday. The settlement leaves intact a federal judge's ...
President Obama: An Indian Country Leader
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Obama, culture, society, ethics, GoodNews, government )

- 3379 days ago -
Elouise Cobell; Joe Medicine Crow; Larry EchoHawk. While there's no doubt that individual Indians made strong strides in a variety of fields in 2009, that's really nothing new. Every year, Native folks chip away, making a difference - often receiving ...

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