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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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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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Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Endorse Council FIRE

From Council FIRE Founder and President, Kevin Cummings I bid a good day to each of you, and hope this note finds you well. It is with a very happy heart that I let you know that I received a … Continue reading

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#IWillLive

Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 On the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) website The voices of Native youth were heard loud and clear this past year when the National UNITY Council passed the National Suicide Prevention Initiative resolution, … 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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