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Law and Precedent

Law and Precedent

October 10, 2017

Seattle Human Rights Commission denounces attack on treaty rights of Northwest Tribes by Washington Attorney General, Bob Ferguson. Most concerning is the racially tinged suggestion that treaty rights undermine democracy…Washington’s…

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A european affair

October 10, 2017

Despite police violence against voters, millions in the Barcelona region cast their ballots for independence from Spain. With 55% supporting independence, the matter is now a European affair.

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DOUBLE STANDARDS

September 09, 2017

When it comes to the home countries of some Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, i.e. Elie Wiesel, Aung San Suu Kyi and Barack Obama, there is a giant blind spot toward…

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Hungry for Meaning

Hungry for Meaning

September 09, 2017

The Klamath River tribal culture camp for youth on the Yurok Indian Reservation is designed to overcome the historical trauma of their grandparents and to guide the youth who are…

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Trump v NODAPL

September 09, 2017

With assistance from the U.S. Department of Justice, Whatcom County Prosecutor David McEachran obtained a warrant to access confidential information on the Red Line Salish Sea (NoDAPL) Facebook page.

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Opposing Tribal Rights

August 08, 2017

In an attempt to undermine the legitimacy of tribal sovereignty and resource protection, the Seattle Times editorial board conflates treaty fishing rights of Northwest Indians with undue political influence. Rather…

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Honoring Dick Gregory

August 08, 2017

In 1966, a Black entertainer named Dick Gregory went to jail for six months in Olympia WA for supporting Northwest Indians in their fight to keep their treaty-reserved fishing rights….

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Trudeau’s Betrayal

August 08, 2017

As noted in The Walrus, “the principled politician who engaged with Idle No More protesters became the Prime Minister who boasted about building pipelines through our lands.”

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White Water

July 07, 2017

The WA GOP Senate is currently holding the capital budget hostage over the WA Supreme Court ruling on water rights. This is the focus of CERA recruitment, not fossil fuel…

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Racist Radio

May 05, 2017

As Dena Jensen reports, William Honea, Skagit County senior deputy prosecuting attorney –in justifying the CERA anti-Indian workshop in Mount Vernon on May 20–falsely attributed an incendiary quote to Swinomish…

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