Tag Archives: Kevin Cummings

It is odd to think that a city named after a Native Chief would be holding their sixtieth SeaFair festival, and had never invited natives to participate in a position of honor. Well, times have changed and the 2015 version … Continue reading

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Veterans find peace, purification at American Lake Sweat Lodge in Lakewood

To all of the supporters of Council FIRE, you each have a piece of this good work, your prayers, encouragement, and donations have been put to good use.  We have previously posted stories of our wood runs, and given special … Continue reading

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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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