Tag Archives: First Nations

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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IRS Rules that Council FIRE is a Tax Exempt Public Charity

Council FIRE is pleased to announce that the long process of dealing with the IRS is finally over, and we have been declared a tax exempt organization, under IRS section 501(c)(3).  We have further been designated a public charity under … Continue reading

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U.S. Patent And Trademark Office Cancels Redskins Trademark

It is a good day when blatant racism and disrespect gets addressed in a good way.  This is not the end of the battle, but it moves us forward. Below is a collection of the news sources and their reports … Continue reading

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Join Council FIRE Now!

Brothers and Sisters, it is a good day to make a difference in a good way.  Council FIRE is now open for accepting memberships.  We have posted our bylaws as adopted by our International Executive Committee, and you can download … Continue reading

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IAM&AW Steps Up to Support Native Rights

The labor movement has a strong record of advocating for minority groups and women, through allied organizations like the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW), the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA), the Coalition for Black Trade Unionists (CBTU), … Continue reading

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