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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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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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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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Oregon State Labor Council Adopts Council-FIRE Proclamation

The Oregon State Labor Council, has voted unanimously to endorse the proclamation in support of indigenous peoples of the Americas.  Thanks to Tom Chamberlain (pres.) and Barbara Byrd (sec-treas) for their leadership on this.

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Machinist’s Union Human Rights Conference

The IAMAW (Machinists’ Union) held its’ first human rights conference in Orlando, FL from Sept 1 – 5, and council-fire was presented to the 350 delegates from across the US and Canada.  The attendees were overwhelmingly supportive of building an international … Continue reading

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