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Condemn President TrumpâEUR(TM)s Action on the Dakota Access Pipeline-Take Action
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, republicans, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, INDIGENOUS rights, Standing Rock Sioux Nation, environment, NO DAPL )

- 847 days ago -
Sign this petition condemning President TrumpâEUR(TM)s decision to disregard the serious concerns of Indigenous people about the Dakota Access Pipeline. It is a shameful and unconscionable attack on human rights. Demand that President Trump meet his obligation
It's Time for President Obama to Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: amnesty, human rights, Leonard Peltier, obama, usa, indigenous rights )

- 855 days ago -
 Ten months after filing a petition with the president, renowned lawyers waitâEUR"and hopeâEUR"for Obama to act.
More Cities Ditch Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples' Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States, Indigenous rights, War & conflict )

- 953 days ago -
The state of Vermont is the latest to join the growing list of cities, states, and schools to honor Native Americans, rather than their torturer.
UN Statement: US Must Return ALL Stolen Land To Native Tribes In Order To End Police Brutality and Racism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, illegally seized Native American land, indigenous rights, UN special rapporteur, James Anaya )

- 1324 days ago -
James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, has concluded that there is no way justice will ever be possible in the United States, as long as the government continues to hold illegally-seized Native American land.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Don't Sell Native American Burial Grounds to Mining Company
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, dishonesty, obama, politics, native rights, tribal lands, indigenous rights, ethics )

- 1621 days ago -
Congress may sell a Native American burial ground and national forest land in Arizona to build a copper mine by slipping a deal into must-pass legislation this December.
Native American Legislative Update
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, American Indians, indigenous rights, food, business, ethics, government )

- 2108 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.
The Leonard Peltier Freedom Project ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Leonard Peltier, corruption, justice, indigenous rights )

- 2138 days ago -
Write YOUR letter! Official letter campaign to free Leonard Peltier Political Prisoner All it takes is a simple letter or postcard showing your support and asking President Barack Obama for his Freedom
Native American Boy Fights Texas School Over Hair Cut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Human rights, Indigenous rights, Native American, religious rights, child, ethics, school, Texas )

- 3612 days ago -
A Native American boy is fighting a Texas school district for the right to keep his long hair. A small rural school district in Fort Bend County Texas wants to force Adriel Arocha to cut his hair in compliance with the terms of the school district's dress
Alaska Natives Say Neglected By Palin
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sarah Palin, Palin, Governor Sarah Palin, INDIGENOUS rights, Indigenous Peoples, alaska, Alaska Natives )

- 3866 days ago -
Published: Oct. 19, 2008 at 7:38 PM ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Members of Alaska's native community say Gov. Sarah Palin has neglected them. Critics point to Palin's appointment of last year Rhonda McBride's selection as the Republican gove
As U.S. Border Fence Rises, a Tribe Tightens Ties
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: indigenous rights, immigrant rights, border )

- 4077 days ago -
members of one Native American tribe whose scattered settlements stud the rocky highlands of southern California and northwest Mexico, saw the build-up coming years ago and have turned something they dreaded to their advantage.
They Killed Sister Dorothy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: indigenous rights, rainforests, Brazil, multinational corporations )

- 4092 days ago -
New documentary about the Amazon rain forest logging in Brazil premiers in Austin March 9th & 10th. Watch the trailer at this site.
Mursi Celebrate Withdrawal of Conservation Organisation From Their Land - News From Survival International
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: indigenous rights )

- 4130 days ago -
Survival had repeatedly raised concerns with African Parks about its failure to consult and involve the Mursi and other tribes in its management plans, and its ban on the tribes hunting and cultivating inside the Omo Park.
Penan Receive Death Threats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: indigenous rights, logging )

- 4131 days ago -
A small community of Penan tribal people in Sarawak, Malaysia, report that an official from the company logging their forests has threatened them with death.
Indigenous Alliance in Solidarity With Apaches at Texas Border
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indigenous Rights, Native Americans, border )

- 4139 days ago -
"The way and the only way, to stop the evil is for all Red People to unite in claiming a common and equal right in the land, as it was at first, and should be yet; for it was never divided, but belongs to all for the use of each."
A Texas Divided Will Be Broken In Two
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: indigenous rights, racism, border )

- 4145 days ago -
"South Texas" is really a term for Latin Texas...that area that runs from Houston to El Paso, with San Antonio being the Capitol City of Latin Texas, where the majority of the citizens are Hispanic. Article includes list of corporate marauders.

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