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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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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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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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#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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