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Out of spotlight, tribes keep fighting Dakota pipeline

“Our sacred fight to protect the planet for our next generations, and respect the previous ones, does not end when the cameras are turned off” Kevin Cummings – CouncilFIRE Article from Reuters, written by Stephanie Keith Native American tribes that … Continue reading

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Washington State Labor Council Convention Passes Resolution in Support of Native American Workers and Council FIRE

The Washington State Labor Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of Council FIRE and Native American Workers. This is a strong step toward a voice for Native issues within the labor movement, and for Council FIRE to achieve full … Continue reading

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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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AFL-CIO Constituency Groups Stand with Native Americans to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

Council FIRE is pleased to report that all AFL-CIO Constituency groups have taken a stand to support Native Rights and to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Council FIRE has been working with these constituency groups to bring Native issues into mainstream … Continue reading

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