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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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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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