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(IPS) Native Americans Seek Equal Access to Voting Precincts

This aricle first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/12/native-americans-seek-equal-access-voting-precincts/ SPOKANE, Washington, Dec 13 2013 (IPS) – In a lawsuit that could have nationwide implications for ballot-box access for tribes across the United States, Native Americans from Montana are pushing for early voting precincts to be placed closer to the locations of three tribal reservations – the Crow, Northern […]

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(IPS) Native Americans Take Lead in Tar Sands Resistance

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/09/native-americans-take-lead-in-tar-sands-resistance/ SPOKANE, Washington, Sep 1 2013 (IPS) – Native American tribes in the United States have taken the lead in opposing the expansion of the Athabasca Tar Sands in Alberta, Canada, engaging in civil disobedience to the point of arrest and attempting to physically block shipments of construction equipment from […]

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