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To Amend the American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1978

Hearing before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, One ... held in Washington, DC, July 18, 1989

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages161
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Open LibraryOL7366711M
ISBN 100160354099
ISBN 109780160354090

-American Indian Religious Freedom Act of , Public Law w POLICY TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT NATIVE AMERICAN RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 0 The American Indian Religious Freedom Act turned twenty-five on Au- v g Two months later, Arizona State University's College of r Law held a gathering of Native American people who worked to.   Modern Native American activism in defense of sacred sites and the quest for religious freedom owes its inspiration to the long but ultimately successful battle of the Toas Pueblo people of New Mexico to regain their sacred Blue Lake watershed on the mountain just to the north of the Pueblo. The Blue Lake, which they believe to be the primordial home from .

Full text of "American Indian Religious Freedom Act: oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Native American Affairs of the Committee on Natural Resources, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, on effectiveness of P.L. the American Indian Religious Freedom Act of (AIRFA)" See other formats. The American Indian Religious Freedom Act (commonly abbreviated to AIRFA) is a United States federal law and a joint resolution of Congress that was passed in It was created to protect and preserve the traditional religious rights and cultural practices of American Indians, Eskimos, Aleuts, and Native Hawaiians. [1] These rights include, but are not limited to, access of sacred Enacted by: Congress of the United States.

It is my understanding that H.R. , "American Indian Religious Freedom Act of ", is nearing floor consideration in the House. You will recall that while the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was unable to have a witness at your hearing regarding this matter on J , that we did submit a statement for the record. On and after Aug , it shall be the policy of the United States to protect and preserve for American Indians their inherent right of freedom to believe, express, and exercise the traditional religions of the American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut, and Native Hawaiians, including but not limited to access to sites, use and possession of sacred objects, and the freedom to worship .


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The American Indian Religious Freedom Act of (AIRFA) (42 U.S.C. § ) protects the rights of Native Americans to exercise their traditional religions by ensuring access to sites, use and possession of sacred objects, and the freedom to worship through ceremonials and traditional rites. AIRFA is primarily a policy Size: 36KB.

American Indian Religious Freedom. Aug. 11, [S.J. Res. ] H.R. was set forth to amend the American Indian Religious Freedom Act to provide for the traditional use of peyote as sacrament in religious ceremonies. 4 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘American Indian.

5 Religious Freedom Act Amendments of ’’. Get this from a library. To amend the American Indian Religious Freedom Act of hearing before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on H.R.

hearing held in Washington, DC, J [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.]. The American Indian Religious Freedom Act legalizes traditional spirituality and ceremonies, overturning local and state regulations still on the books banning American Indian spiritual practices.

American Indians are the only Americans whose religious practice is covered by a law other than the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The amendment to the American Indian Religious Freedom Act of provided that “the use, possession, or transportation of peyote by an Indian for bona fide traditional ceremonial purposes in connection with the practice of a traditional Indian religion is lawful, and shall not be prohibited by the United States or by any State.”.

Other articles where American Indian Religious Freedom Act is discussed: Native American: Religious freedom: Congress eventually passed the American Indian Religious Freedom Act (AIRFA; ). AIRFA was intended to ensure the protection of Native American religions and their practitioners, and it successfully stripped away many of the bureaucratic obstacles with.

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government’s discrimination of religious and cultural practices and the infringement of the government on the natives rights to practice their religion freely. This Act may be cited as the ``American Indian Religious Freedom Act Amendments of ''.

SEC. TRADITIONAL INDIAN RELIGIOUS USE OF THE PEYOTE SACRAMENT. The Act of Aug (42 U.S.C. ), commonly referred to as the ``American Indian Religious Freedom Act'', is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: ``Sec.

preservefor American Indians their inherent right offreedom to be­ lieve, express and exercise the traditional religions ofthe American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut, andNaiive Hawaiian. American Indian Religious Freedom Act of The Ghost Dance Movement The Ghost Dance movement is often characterized as the last, des­.

This Act may be cited as the "American Indian Religious Free- dom Act Amendments of ". SEC. TRADITIONAL INDIAN RELIGIOUS USE OF THE PEYOTE SACRAMENT. The Act of Aug (42 U.S.C. ), commonly referred to as the "American Indian Religious Freedom Act", is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "SEC.

Size: 20KB. On JCongress passes the American Indian Religious Freedom Act (AIRFA). The legislation protects the rights of Native peoples to practice their religions and requires federal agencies to consult with tribes to review policies and procedures that may affect tribal religious practices.

American Indian Religious Freedom Act PORTION, AS AMENDED This Act became law on Aug (Public Law42 U.S.C.

and a) and has been amended once. The description of the Act, as amended, tracks the language of the United States Code except that (following common usage) we refer to the “Act”.

American Indian Religious Freedom Act was a Social sciences and society good articles nominee, but did not meet the good article criteria at the time. There are suggestions below for improving the article.

Once these issues have been addressed, the article can be s may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake. American Indian Religious Freedom Act PORTION, AS AMENDED This Act became law on Aug (Public Law42 U.S.C.

and a) and has been amended once. The description of the Act, as amended, tracks the language of the United States Code except that (following common usage) we refer to the “Act”File Size: 37KB.

In Spring of a number of scholars gathered at the Newberry Library in Chicago for the American Indian Religious Freedom Act Conference, co-sponsored by the National Conference of Christians and Jews, Inc.

This book is derived from those papers given, some of which were revised to reflect data/5(2). American Indian Religious Freedom Act of (The Native American Church) members of Church are exempt from federal criminal penalties for religious use of peyote -use for nonreligious purposes is illegal.

AMERICAN INDIAN RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ACTAMERICAN INDIAN RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ACT. Passed in by both houses of Congress, the American Indian Religious Freedom Act (AIRFA), recognized the "inherent right" of American citizens to religious freedom; admitted that in the past the U.S. Source for information on American Indian Religious Freedom Act: Dictionary.

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Manufacturer: FEDERAL AGENCIES TASK FORCE. "Hearing to consider S. (text, p. ), to amend the American Indian Religious Freedom Act of to prohibit the use of Federal lands in a manner conflicting with the exercise or practice of Indian religions traditionally related to those lands" (ProQuest); notable persons of testimony include the Executive Director of the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, Author: Marie Concannon.

This Act may be cited as the “American Indian Religious Freedom Act Amendments of ”. SECTION 2. TRADITIONAL INDIAN RELIGIOUS USE OF THE PEYOTE SACRAMENT.

The Act of Aug (42 U.S.C. ), commonly referred to as the “American Indian Religious Freedom Act”, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section.This Act may be cited as the "American Indian Religious Freedom Act Amendments of ".

SECTION 2. TRADITIONAL INDIAN RELIGIOUS USE OF THE PEYOTE SACRAMENT. The Act of Aug (42 U.S.C. ), commonly referred to as the "American Indian Religious Freedom Act", is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "SEC.

3.Whereas, inin an effort to clarify the status of traditional Native American religious practices and practitioners, Congress passed a Joint Resolution entitled “The American Indian Religious Freedom Act,” which declared that it was the policy of Congress to protect and preserve the inherent right of Native Americans to believe.