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Demand Toba Pulp Lestari (TPL) Keep Its Promises to Respect Human Rights PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, land, rights, suffering )

- 740 days ago -
Sign the petition to demand that Toba Pulp Lestari (TPL) keep its promises to respect human rights by resolving its conflicts with communities and actively supporting the return of community-owned lands.
Lakota Activists: Buy Wounded Knee, Face Protests
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, environment, ethics, government, land, Lakota, Native American, rights, Wounded Knee )

- 2242 days ago -
The potential sale of one of the most historically notorious sites in South Dakota history could come with the state's biggest caveat: buy Wounded Knee and plan to build there, and face the wrath of protesters. That message is being sent by Native ....
Sioux Spiritual Leader Speaks Out on Land Sale at Sacred Site
Society & Culture  (tags: Pe Sla, The Black Hills, Chief Arvol Looking Horse, 19th Generation keeper of the White Buff, People of the Seven Council Fires, Chase Iron Eyes, Real Last Indians, Reynolds Prairie, United States, treaty, sacred, land, auction )

- 2490 days ago -
If we truly believe in our survival, if we believe in humanity's future, then we should be given that land back. It doesn't belong to the United States. That land should be in our hands so we can protect it, not only for us but for all of humankind. Aho.
Stand Behind UN Call To Protect Native American Land ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, native americans, land, environment )

- 2598 days ago -
After a twelve day mission to assess the state of Native American land, UN special rapporteur James Anaya has called for the restoration of native land and rights across the country. He encountered universal sentiment from tribal peoples in seven
Offering Morsels to Starving Indians
Society & Culture  (tags: lawsuit, land, pennys on the dollar )

- 3296 days ago -
The Pre-1966 Indian Money Damage Claims [2415 Indian Claims Program] are distinct from the Cobell v. Salazar lawsuit, but there is concern that the Interior Department is
Tama Supervisors Discuss Tribal Land Issues
Society & Culture  (tags: land, trust, Native Americans, taxes )

- 3312 days ago -
The Tama County Board of Supervisors said Monday the acquisition of land by the Sac and Fox Tribe over the years has led to as much as an $80,000 loss in revenue each year. When the tribe acquires land, it is put into a trust and
Plenty of Reservations Regarding Osage Claims
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, land, reservation, government, rights )

- 3442 days ago -
Some visitors to Oklahoma are surprised to learn that despite the state's Indian heritage and large Indian population, there are no Indian reservations here.
New Trail of Tears Markers to Go Up in Arkansas
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, land, culture, government, death )

- 3522 days ago -
LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- New signs and markers along Arkansas' portions of the Trail of Tears should be erected by spring, officials said after President Barack Obama signed an act that expands the historic trail to more than 4,900 miles in nine states
High Court Case Opens Questions on Land-Trust Issue
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Land, Treaties, BIA, government, ethics, corruption, constitution, dishonesty, SupremeCourt, culture, society, ethics, interesting, law, news, rights, politics )

- 3742 days ago -
A recent Supreme Court decision that limits the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs' ability to take land in trust could create complications for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota Community. The ruling prohibits the department from putting land into...
Chankal Site Part of Grand Ronde Tribe's Ceded Lands Strategy
Society & Culture  (tags: indians, nativeamericans, tribes, land, society, politics, government, freedoms, goodnews, rights, americans, environment, interesting )

- 3884 days ago -
The ceded lands of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde are vast. They run from northern California, up through the Willamette Valley to southwestern Washington and snake their way up the Columbia River Gorge to Mount Hood.
Uluru Drink Ban Hits Tourists
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, uluru, australia, alcohol, crackdown, aboriginals, land, government )

- 4316 days ago -
ENJOYING a cold beer or wine while watching the sunset at Uluru will be banned from next month as part of the crackdown on alcohol on Aboriginal land.

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