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New Mexico State Fed (AFLCIO) Stands Up for Native Voice in Labor

By a unanimous vote of delegates to the NM State Council passed a resolution in support of Council FIRE. This makes seventeen states that have now voted to support us as we bring issues of Indian Country to the house of Labor. We … Continue reading

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Native Americans are Being Killed by Police at a Higher Rate than Any Other Group in the Country

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION The Police Killings that Nobody is Talking About A special investigation by Stephanie Woodard From “In These Times” Suquamish tribe descendant Jeanetta Riley, a 34-year-old mother of four, lay facedown on a Sandpoint, Idaho, street. One minute earlier, three police officers had arrived, summoned by staff at … Continue reading

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Council FIRE Now Recognized by Sixteen States

We are extremely proud and humbled to report that sixteen state labor councils (AFLCIO) have now passed resolutions in support of Council FIRE (Council for First Inhabitants Rights and Equality). This week, we will be a topic of discussion at … Continue reading

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Tribal Nations Continuing to Support Action on Climate Change and Paris Accord

Article from the National Council of the American Indian (NCAI). To visit this article on their site, click here Published on Jun 02, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. | In spite of the disappointing news that President Trump has decided to withdraw … Continue reading

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Council FIRE Support Letter to Standing Rock Sioux

To:         David Archambault II Chair, Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council Dear Sir and Brother, The leadership of the Council for First Inhabitants Rights and Equality (Council FIRE) stand in unanimous support of the Standing Rock Sioux, their right to speak … Continue reading

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