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DOJ task force calls for tribal jurisdiction in child abuse cases (11/18)
The Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence issues its report after a year of work.

Voters send four Indian candiates to South Dakota Legislature (11/17)
Two are serving in the Senate and the other two are in the House.

ICT interview with Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn at BIA (11/17)
Indian Country Today publishes part three of an interview with the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Ticket with Native candidate secures governor's office in Alaska (11/17)
Byron Mallott, who is Tlingit, will become lieutenant governor.

Navajo Nation Council approves controversial tax on junk food (11/17)
The bill imposes an additional 2 percent tax on soda and sugary foods.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe slams House vote on Keystone XL Pipeline (11/17)
Rosebud President Cyril Scott said approval of the controversial project was an 'act of war against our people.'

Quapaw Tribe joins Clinton center anniversary in Arkansas (11/14)
The tribe is re-establishing its ties to Arkansas, where it once had a reservation.

Dry Creek Band reduces salaries of tribal board of directors (11/14)
Chairman Harvey Hopkins has given up his salary as the tribe tightens its belts.

Navajo Nation Council fails to override veto on language bill (11/14)
Tribal law requires candidates for president to be fluent in the Navajo language.

House approves bills for Morongo Band and Native corporation (11/14)
Both measures passed by voice votes as lawmakers returned to work after the November election.

Obama dismisses claimed benefits from Keystone XL Pipeline (11/14)
The president said the controversial project won't create as many jobs or lead to lower energy costs, as supporters have claimed.

Rosebud Sioux man takes tribal affairs post in South Dakota (11/13)
Steve Emery is the second person to hold the Cabinet-level job.

Navajo Nation Council to consider language requirement veto (11/13)
The special session comes as presidential candidate Russell Begaye faces a challenge in tribal court.

Ticket with Native candidate continues preparation in Alaska (11/13)
Ana Hoffman, an Alaska Native corporation executive, is co-chair of the bipartisan transition team for the governor's office.

House heads for vote on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (11/13)
The Senate could take action next week as the bill turns into an issue in the run-off race for the Senate seat in energy-friendly Louisiana.

Yurok Tribe reports outcome of election for 3 council seats (11/12)
The results were close in all three races, with one candidate winning by just one vote.

Fort Sill Apache Tribe welcomes lawmakers to reservation (11/12)
The tribe had to go to court to win recognition of its rights in New Mexico.

Mark Trahant: Prepare for more budget cuts with Republicans (11/12)
The amount of money spent on the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service and other programs, amounts to a tiny slice of federal spending.

Oklahoma lawmakers look at ways to finish Indian museum (11/11)
A Republican plans to introduce legislation to devote tribal tobacco and tribal gaming revenues to the project.

Republican lawmakers vow to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (11/11)
President Barack Obama might not be opposed to a Keystone bill, The New York Times reported.

Judge won't stop installation of new Delaware Tribe leaders (11/10)
Two losing candidates said hundreds of absentee ballots weren't counted.

Republican lawmaker for reservations has felony conviction (11/10)
Gilbert Bruce Meyers, a member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, was ordered to live away from his family after a child abuse conviction.

Navajo Nation schedules December 23 presidential election (11/10)
The vote was originally scheduled to take place on November 4.

Mark Trahant: Plenty reasons to sing about the Native vote (11/10)
There are two things you need to know about the Native American vote in 2014.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe faces voting rights suit (11/10)
Does a person who was born on the reservation, enrolled in a tribal nation, and who is culturally in touch with their community become somehow less Native when they leave the reservation?

Supporter of Lumbee Tribe's recognition loses re-election bid (11/07)
Republican Thom Tillis said he supports federal recognition but some tribal members don't believe he will be as strong of an advocate as defeated Sen. Kay Hagan (D).

Mark Fox sworn in as leader of energy-rich North Dakota tribe (11/07)
The new leader of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation takes office a day after winning the election.

Voters of Delaware Tribe choose new leader and new council (11/07)
Chester Brooks won the position of chief in an election that saw a big shakeup in leadership.

Chelsey Luger: Tribal ID cards should be treated with respect (11/07)
Voting with a tribal ID in North Dakota isn't as 'easy as pie' as promised.

Sen. Begich refuses to concede as gap remains in heated race (11/06)
The incumbent Democrat is still behind by more than 8,000 votes and one ally doesn't believe he won't make a comeback.

Ticket with Native candidate preparing for transition in Alaska (11/06)
With every vote on the line, Native villages are playing a key role in the outcome.

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick wins re-election for largest Indian district (11/06)
The incumbent Democrat won decisively in counties with more Indian voters.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on childhood trauma (11/06)
The committee will be changing to Republican hands after the current session of Congress.

Navajo Nation candidate Russell Begaye names running mate (11/06)
Jonathan Nez represents communities in Arizona and Utah on the Navajo Nation Council.

Larry Wright returns to chair's post at Ponca Tribe in Nebraska (11/06)
The new leader previously served two terms in office.

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