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Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 On the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) website The voices of Native youth were heard loud and clear this past year when the National UNITY Council passed the National Suicide Prevention Initiative resolution, … 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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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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Medical school minority applicants on the rise in 2012

Minority enrollment into medical school is increasing, says a report from the Association of American Medical Colleges. While the study indicates Native Americans and Alaska Natives had the greatest increase in numbers, Hispanics and non-Hispanic blacks also enrolled in record … Continue reading

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Native American Medal of Honor Recipients

In the 20th century, eight American Indians have been among those soldiers to be distinguished by receiving the United States’ highest military honor: the Medal of Honor. Given for military heroism “above and beyond the call of duty,” these warriors … Continue reading

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