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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

Indian Governments & Washington State

September 21, 2017
Categories: News & Politics

The Quinault Government has historically maintained a distant relationship with the government of the State of Washington. Many of the eleven legal contests in which the Quinault Indian Nation is…

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Indian Association of Alberta, Constitutional exclusion leavs us no choice.

September 21, 2017
Categories: News & Politics

Indian Association of Alberta, Constitutional exclusion leavs us no choice. The legal status and legal rights of the Indian People in Canada are anterior to and independent of the British…

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Indian Government and Canadas Reform Constitution: Indian Inherent Rights and Reserve Powers

September 21, 2017
Categories: News & Politics

Statement of the Grand Chief, Four Nations Confederacy, to Provincial Territorial Organizations meeting in Winnipeg, April 1-2, 1981 on the proposed Constitutional Package.

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The Onondaga Council of Chiefs

September 21, 2017
Categories: News & Politics

The Onondaga Council of Chiefs: Memorandum on Tribal Sovereignty

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Sovereignty and Common Sense

September 21, 2017
Categories: News & Politics

A civics question: Who represents the sovereignty of nations? Behind all the claims and misunderstandings, what about common sense?

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Discrimination Against Indigenous Populations

September 21, 2017
Categories: United Nations

Discrimination Against Indigenous Populations: Written statement submitted by the Four Directions Council, a non-governmental organization in consultative status The Secretary-General has received the following communication which is circulated in accordance…

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Racism on the Flathead Reservation

September 21, 2017
Categories: News & Politics

Racism on the Flathead Reservation A CORRELATION OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH & KOOTENAI TRIBES’ ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY SELF-GOVERN

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Tough Questions on Indian Fishing

September 21, 2017
Categories: News & Politics

Listed below are answers to some of the questions being raised about Treaty Indian fishing rights, 50 percent catch limits, competitive advantages and steelhead, to name a few. The Northwest…

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EPA POLICY FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS ON INDIAN RESERVATIONS

September 21, 2017
Categories: News & Politics

The President published a Federal Indian Policy on January 24, 1983, supporting the primary role of Tribal Governments in matters affecting American Indian reservations. That policy stressed two related themes:…

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Indian Policy Implementation Guidance

September 21, 2017
Categories: News & Politics

The Administrator has signed the attached EPA Indian Policy. This document sets forth the broad principles that will guide the Agency in its relations with American Indian Tribal Governments and…

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