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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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