Monthly Archives: January 2013

Washington Tribe buys sacred site

One way to protect things you care about is to own them, I guess. American Indian tribes have pushed the federal government to protect many areas in the United States that have sacred meaning to tribes. Such cases have had mixed … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear Indian Child Welfare Act case

In early January, the United State Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of an Indian Child Welfare Act case. The Act was enacted into law in 1978 based on serious concerns about the overwhelming removal of Indian child from … Continue reading

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Idle No More (continued)

The news continues daily about the Idle No More movement, primarily centered in Canada to resist the Harper government's recent moves. Here's some commentary from a Huffington blog post. The post decribed Idle No More a a "surging movement of indigenous activists" … Continue reading

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