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AFL-CIO Constituency Groups Stand with Native Americans to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

Council FIRE is pleased to report that all AFL-CIO Constituency groups have taken a stand to support Native Rights and to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Council FIRE has been working with these constituency groups to bring Native issues into mainstream … Continue reading

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Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Endorse Council FIRE

From Council FIRE Founder and President, Kevin Cummings I bid a good day to each of you, and hope this note finds you well. It is with a very happy heart that I let you know that I received a … Continue reading

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Report Confirms: Serious Racial Inequities in Health and Health Care Continue

By Tanya H. Lee on 5/6/16 as posted in Indian Country Media Today In 1985, a government report for the first time documented disparities in health and mortality between black and other minority groups in the U.S. and whites. Thirty … Continue reading

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Native American Hero, Code Talker Ernest Yazhe Has Walked On

Our nation has lost a true hero, as Ernest Yazhe has passed away. He received full military honors at his funeral Tuesday at Utah Veterans Memorial Park. He died Jan. 12 of kidney failure at age 92. at the age … Continue reading

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Council FIRE Shines at Puerto Rico Human Rights Conference

The IAMAW Human Rights conference was held October 8-11 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The gathering included about 400 activists from across North America.  Every major Human Rights constituency from the house of Labor was represented by their leadership, and … Continue reading

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