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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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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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Using the Declaration to End Violence Against Native Women

From the Indian Law Resource Center The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples signals a new means to change federal law and policy to restore safety to Native women, to strengthen Indian nations and advance their jurisdiction over … Continue reading

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Notes From a Single Mom: Domestic Violence Hits Home for Nearly 40 Percent of Native Women

Your home is supposed to be a safe place, a refuge from the stresses and storms of life. You shut your front door at night and gather around the warmth of kinship to relax, refuel and recharge. It feels so … Continue reading

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Sex Trafficking Rampant in Indian Country; Pimps on Prowl for Native Girls

NOTE FROM COUNCIL-FIRE:  Today. tell your daughters, sisters and other women that they are beautiful and worthy of respect – then prepare to stand up and defend them against predators who would steal their dignity! ===================================== Is sexual trafficking happening … Continue reading

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