Tag Archives: First Nations

American Myths Debunked: Europeans Brought Culture to North America

From Indian Country Today Media Network And so we come to our second-to-last look at Cracked.com’s “6 Ridiculous Lies You Believe About the Founding of America,” specifically myth #5, “Native Culture Wasn’t Primitive.” The “myth” Cracked.com is trying to debunk … 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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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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