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Think Progress: South Dakota county suppresses Native vote (10/24)
Members of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe face difficulties if they want to participate in early voting in Buffalo County.

Navajo Nation candidate Chris Deschene won't halt campaign (10/24)
The Navajo Nation Council passed legislation that allows voters to determine whether a candidate is fluent in the Navajo language.

Language preservation a top issue as AFN opens annual meet (10/24)
Thousands of Alaska Natives are in Anchorage to express pride and unity in their languages and cultures.

Rep. Don Young to speak to Alaska Natives amid controversy (10/24)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) has urged the Congressman to apologize for remarks he made about suicide.

Native Sun News: Violence against Native women is on the rise (10/24)
Women residing on Indian reservations suffer domestic violence and physical assault at rates far exceeding women of other ethnicities.

President Barack Obama urges early voting for Alaska Natives (10/23)
Voting is a big issue at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference.

Native advocates come together to combat domestic violence (10/23)
The Montana Native Women's Coalition is hosting a conference in Billings.

Ho-Chunk Nation woman named president of Girl Scouts board (10/23)
Kathy Hopinkah Hannan is the first Native American in the post.

Navajo Nation's top court orders new ballots without candidate (10/23)
The November 4 election will likely be postponed.

3rd Circuit won't force town to repatriate Jim Thorpe's remains (10/23)
The legendary athlete's sons want to bring him home to Oklahoma where he was due to be buried in 1953.

Alaska Federation of Natives ready to open annual convention (10/23)
Some 5,000 people are expected for the event and state politicians are all appearing in hopes of winning votes and endorsements.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe heads to election season (10/23)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is set for some major turnover on the tribal council if the results of last week’s primary election are any indication.

Native Sun News: Candidate seeks investigation into program (10/22)
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Susan Wismer is challenging a Republican legislature to demand accountability.

Navajo Nation presidential candidate to be removed from ballot (10/22)
Chris Deschene was disqualified due to his lack of fluency in the Navajo language.

Alaska Native elders and youth share issues at annual meeting (10/22)
This year's theme is 'Get Up! Stand Up!' and participants are focusing on languages and culture.

SCIA to hold listening session at NCAI on Indian education bill (10/22)
The session takes place Tuesday, October 28, at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta.

FNDI urges passage for Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act (10/22)
The bill provides up to $17,500 in student loan forgiveness for members of federally-recognized tribes who teach at Bureau of Indian Education schools or at schools that serve Indian students.

Aging BIA school on Navajo Nation awaits replacement funds (10/22)
The Little Singer Community School in Arizona was built in the 1970s and suffers from asbestos, radon, mice and mold problems

Eyapaha Today: Oneida singer follows in her mother's footsteps (10/22)
Kahawitha Shenandoah, known affectionately as Leah, has been singing since she can remember.

BIA announces consultations for secretarial election regulation (10/21)
Three sessions have been scheduled in Atlanta, Georgia; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Rocklin, California.

Lincoln Indian Center adopts permanent alcohol ban after party (10/21)
The decision will mean a loss of revenue for the center.

Navajo Nation court still mulling decision in presidential case (10/21)
The justices heard two hours of oral arguments in a case that's being watched across the country.

ICT interview with Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn of BIA (10/21)
The Chickasaw Nation citizen has been in charge of the Bureau of Indian Affairs for two years now.

Native Sun News: Activists take annual swim to Alcatraz Island (10/21)
Nakina Mills and Amanda Carlow of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are among American Indian health activists from South Dakota, Washington and California states, taking part in the annual PATHSTAR Alcatraz Swim Week.

White House Tribal Nations Conference takes place December 3 (10/20)
President Barack Obama has held the conference every years since 2009.

Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage (10/20)
Korina Emmerich says her family can document its Puyallup ties despite not being enrolled with the tribe.

Native Sun News: Billy Mills wows youth at Black Hills Powwow (10/20)
Olympic legend Billy Mills, Oglala Lakota, stole the attention and hearts of over five thousand Rapid City school kids.

Blackfeet actress Misty Upham found dead after going missing (10/17)
The 32-year-old actress had gone missing from a relative's home on the Muckleshoot Reservation earlier this month.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe buckles to pressure on park (10/17)
The Oglala Sioux Tribal council has now reversed itself and has voted to send a decision to build a first of its kind Tribal National park to a referendum vote.

Crosscut to present special award to late activist Billy Frank Jr. (10/16)
Billy Frank died in May 2014 after dedicating his life to protecting the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest.

Native Sun News: Native vote plays key role in Senate matchup (10/16)
South Dakota is up for grabs and its Native American population may play a huge part in deciding who represents the Mt. Rushmore State and tribes in the Senate.

Native Sun News: Governor's race in South Dakota is heating up (10/15)
It may seem that the Senate race in the state is the only game in town, but that may be changing as the South Dakota gubernatorial race heats up.

Mary Pember: Mental health system fails young Indian woman (10/15)
The struggles of Amelia Kay Looking Sabinsky, a member of the Fort Peck Tribes who died on August 19 at the age of 36.

Native voters in two states could determine control of Senate (10/14)
Hotly-contested races in Alaska and South Dakota could come down to the Native vote.

Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene remains on ballot (10/14)
The board of elections will continue with the election as planned on November 4.

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