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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Huy Supports Seattle City Council Proposal re Indigenous Peoples Day

Aug 19th, 2014

Today, the Huy Board of Advisors wrote the City of Seattle Council in support of a proposal advanced by Councilpersons Kshama Sawat and Bruce Harrell to change Columbus Day to…

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United Indians Publishes Newsletters to Native Prisoners

Aug 14th, 2014

The United Indians of All Tribes Foundation DOC Native American Program, led by Program Manager and Huy Advisor Winona Stevens (Ho-Chunk), has published a quarterly newsletter for all of the…

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Huy Questions Indiana’s Denial of Sweatlodge to Tribal Inmates

Aug 4th, 2014

Read all about it here.

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USET, Seattle Human Rights Commission Join Cries to United Nations For Inquiry Re: American Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Rights

Aug 1st, 2014

On August 1, the 26-tribe association, United South & Eastern Tribes (USET), and the Seattle Human Rights Commission joined a coalition lead by Huy that is decrying the United States’…

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United Nations Called Upon to Address America’s Violation of Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Freedoms

Jul 28th, 2014

American Indian Peoples, Civil Liberties Advocates File Report, Join International Diplomatic Inquiries of the United States On Friday, Huy and a coalition anchored by the National Congress of American Indians,…

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Huy’s Genesis/Work Chronicled in Indian Country Today

Jun 1st, 2014

Huy Board Chairman Gabriel Galanda chronicles the beginning and ongoing work of Huy, in “Defending the Religious Rights of Native Prisoners.”  The article was originally printed by the Indian Country…

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Huy Board Chair Gabe Galanda Publishes Re: Local/Global Native Prisoners’ Religious Rights Movement

May 11th, 2014

Huy Board Chairman Gabriel Galanda published “To Geneva With Love: Native Prisoners’ Religious Rights Movement Goes Global.” The article appears in the May edition of King County’s Bar Bulletin, which…

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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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