Prison inmates “do not forfeit all constitutional protections by reason of their conviction and confinement in prison.”

U.S. Supreme Court, Bell v. Wolfish, 441 U.S. 520, 545 (1979)

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NCAI President Presses Sec. State Kerry Re: UN American Indigenous Prisoners’ Rights Inquiry

Apr 20th, 2014

On April 18, 2014, NCAI President Brian Cladoosby implored U.S. Department of State Secretary to respond to a June 5, 2013 inquiry from the Honorable James Anaya, the United Nations…

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Federal Court Denies Native Hawaiian Prisoners’ Religious Rights

Apr 2nd, 2014

In a case in which Huy appeared as friend of the court, the U.S. District Court in Hawaii rejected various religious rights claims brought by Native Hawaiian prisoners. Huy was…

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UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes United States’ Indigenous Religious Rights Record

Mar 30th, 2014

On Thursday, the United Nations Human Rights Committee issued a report criticizing the United States’ record on American Indian sacred sites and religious freedoms. The “Concluding Observations” from the committee, made…

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State Department Ignores UN Inquiry Re: Indigenous Prisoner Rights Violations

Mar 29th, 2014

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights’ Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples recently published a letter of inquiry that he and the the…

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Huy Signs On to Supreme Court Brief Re: Native Prisoners’ Religious Rights

Mar 14th, 2014

Huy signed on to a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief along with the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) and National Congress of American Indians (NCAI). The brief urges the High…

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American Indian, Civil Liberties Advocates Further Call Upon UN Human Rights Committee For Inquiry Into The United States’ Violation of Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Freedoms

Feb 16th, 2014

American Indian, Civil Liberties Advocates Further Call Upon UN Human Rights Committee For Inquiry Into The United States’ Violation of Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Freedoms (Seattle, WA) – Last week, Huy,…

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Minty LongEarth Joins Huy Board of Advisors

Jan 2nd, 2014

Minty LongEarth (Santee/Creek/Choctaw) has been appointed to the Huy Board of Advisors, effective January 1, 2014. From 2011 to 2013, Minty was the Program Manager for the United Indians of…

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Huy Chairman Gabe Galanda Named Indian Country “Visionary”

Nov 11th, 2013

Richard Walker of the Indian Country Today Media Network published an article titled, “5 Visionaries Who See a Brighter Future for Indian Country,” naming Huy Board Chairman Gabe Galanda as…

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Huy Praises Our Tribal Supporters & Reflects on Our Accomplishments

Oct 10th, 2013

Our Hands Go Up To The Following Washington Tribes: • The Muckleshoot Tribe for donating $5,000 to Huy and another $50,000 directly to DOC Circles • The Swinomish Tribe for…

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American Indian, Civil Liberties Advocates Formally Call Upon UN Human Rights Committee For Inquiry Into United States’ Violation of Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Freedoms

Sep 3rd, 2013

Today, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), Native American Rights Fund (NARF), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), as well as elected leaders and grassroots advocates from American Indian…

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