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Indigenous News: white privilege, A Tribe Called Red, mining protests

The death of Sarah Bland has the nation abuzz about police brutality, but a lesser known story regarding a Lakota woman is also worthy of our attention.

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Indigenous news: Apache Stronghold caravan, First Lady meets with tribal youth

An Apache Indian caravan is making a stop in Denver to draw attention to a land grab by a mining giant.

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Indigenous news: activism, identity, and honoring natives

On May 26, the town council in Newstead, New York voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day.

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House votes to stand with workers on trade

"The voices of everyone working to ensure future trade deals safeguard workers and the environment have been heard."

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This week in Indigenous news: May 6-13

The Idle No More movement is being attacked and called "bacteria that spread across the country."

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This day in history: The Great American Meatout

The day promotes a meat-free diet to improve health, protect the environment, and save animals.

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Mine owner could get up to 30 years for West Virginia deaths

"When safety standards are cut, miners die. It's that simple. Let's not get to that point."

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Today in African American history: African Burial Ground National Monument

The memorial was dedicated in 2007 and included several commissioned pieces of public art.

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California labor: "There are no jobs on a dead planet"

The largest march against fracking in U.S. history included labor, indigenous rights, climate activists and many other groups.

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Labor, environmental leaders challenge Fast Track trade deals

During a teleconference hosted today by the BlueGreen Alliance, leaders got together to ask the necessary tough questions regarding the president's support of Fast Track.

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