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Washington State Labor Council Convention Passes Resolution in Support of Native American Workers and Council FIRE

The Washington State Labor Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of Council FIRE and Native American Workers. This is a strong step toward a voice for Native issues within the labor movement, and for Council FIRE to achieve full … Continue reading

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#IdleNoMore Launches Grassroots Newsletter

The Council for First Inhabitants Rights and Equality congratulates Idle No More for their tremendous work and leadership.  Check out what they are up to now. From their website Idle No More Announcement We are welcoming the third year of the … Continue reading

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Canada Is The Only UN Member To Reject Landmark Indigenous Rights Document

From the Huffington Post Posted: 10/02/2014 4:52 pm EDT Canada singled itself out as the only country to raise objections over a landmark United Nations document re-establishing the protection of the rights of indigenous people last week. It was a … Continue reading

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Atikamekw First Nation Declares Sovereignty Over Its Territory

CP | By Alexandre Robillard, The Canadian Press Posted: 09/08/2014 5:54 pm EDT Updated: 09/09/2014 7:59 am EDT QUEBEC – The Atikamekw First Nation has declared its sovereignty over 80,000 square kilometres of territory and says any development in that … Continue reading

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