Tag Archives: First Nations

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 American Heritage Month

November has been designated as Native American Heritage Month, signed into law by George H.W. Bush in 1990.  Council FIRE encourages each of you to pause and reflect on the many contributions on those who were here first. The list of … Continue reading

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Implementing UNDRIP – Key Actions and Dates for Tribal Leaders

From the Indian Law Resource Center published on-line March 19, 2015 Follow-up work on key commitments made by the United Nations to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is progressing quickly. In the World Conference Outcome … 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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Supreme Court expands land-title rights in unanimous ruling

Sean Fine – JUSTICE WRITER at The Globe and Mail Chief Roger William, right, of the Xeni Gwet’in First Nation, is flanked by chiefs and other officials as he pauses while speaking during a news conference in Vancouver, B.C. The … Continue reading

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