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Opinion: Politicians relying on Native voters in a close election (10/17)
Columnist for The New York Times looks at the power of the Native vote in this election cycle.

Poarch Creeks donate another $500K to Democratic candida (10/17)
The tribe has donated a total of $1.5 million to attorney general candidate Joe Hubbard.

Mark Trahant: Native vote could tip races in Idaho and Colorado (10/17)
Could a Democrat steal a win in Idaho? If enough people vote for independent and Tea Party candidates, then, well, yes.

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.

Mark Trahant: Native vote could offer some answers in Kansas (10/15)
What’s with Kansas? Well, the first thing you need to know is that early voting starts today.

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.

Indian president of Bolivia wins election for historic third term (10/13)
Evo Morales, an Aymara coca farmer, secured 60 percent of the vote.

Mark Trahant: The long fight for voting rights in Indian Country (10/13)
New Mexico has the highest registration rate for American Indians in the country.

Leader from Muscogee Nation pleads guilty to stealing $150K (10/10)
Roger Dana Barnett, the tribe's second chief, faces five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Alannah Hurley: Sen. Begich stands up for Alaska Native rights (10/10)
The United Tribes of Bristol Bay support the re-election of Sen. Mark Begich (D).

Mark Trahant: Early voting begins on reservations in Montana (10/10)
How interested are you in this election?

Lac du Flambeau Band to swear in new leadership on Monday (10/10)
Henry St. Germaine was elected president and Mike Allen was elected vice president.

Navajo presidential candidate to dispute removal from ballot (10/10)
Chris Deschene disputed a Navajo language test that was given to a candidate for the first time in tribal history.

BIA plans transition period for joint Wind River business council (10/09)
Existing contracts will continue through March 2015 but the Eastern Shoshone Tribe continues to dispute the withdrawal by the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Shingle Springs Band acquires 40 acres in trust under new law (10/09)
The tribe thanked Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California) for getting the bill through the 113th Congress.

Congressional candidates reach out to Indian voters in Arizona (10/09)
Native Americans make up 22.6 percent of the population the 1st Congressional district.

Navajo presidential candidate loses ruling over language ability (10/09)
Chris Deschene refused to answer questions in the Navajo language during a videotaped deposition.

Native Sun News: Senate debate focuses on Keystone XL plan (10/08)
As November approaches the South Dakota senatorial race is tightening and one particular important issue to Native American voters was addressed last week at political forum hosted by Oglala Lakota College.

Charles Trimble: Indians shouldn't waste votes on wild-cards (10/08)
Indian Country can have a say in the matter, but only if each and every eligible voter in the reservation and off-reservation communities takes the time to register and vote.

Mark Trahant: Mining plan energizes Native voters in Wisconsin (10/08)
There may be no tribe in the country that understands the significance of voting more than the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin.

University hosts debate for North Dakota tribe's chairman race (10/07)
Mark Fox and Damon Williams have expressed differing views about the growth of the energy industry on the reservation.

Minneapolis examines whether it can outlaw R-word at stadium (10/07)
The Washington team is playing at the University of Minnesota stadium on November 2.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation seeks to detach trust land from city (10/07)
The city has been trying to force the tribe to collect a tax on the sale of goods to non-Indians.

Caddo Nation told to prepare for new election for all positions (10/07)
A judge for the Court of Indian Offenses said the election will be overseen by a special master.

Fred John: Dan Sullivan can't be trusted with our Native rights (10/07)
My mother was Katie John. Her name has become symbolic across the state of Alaska for her life-long legal battle to protect traditional rights.

Mark Trahant: Indian health system is on the ballot this election (10/06)
Even in Indian Country. If you look at funding prospects for the Indian health systems, then the Affordable Care Act is the only route that leads to more funding.

Cherokee Nation director didn't notice pigeon shoot at fundraiser (10/03)
The director said she wouldn't have recommended Chief Bill John Baker attend the event.

Washington city could turn Columbus Day into Coast Salish Day (10/02)
Roxanne Murphy, a member of the Nooksack Tribe who serves on the city council in Bellingham, came up with the idea.

Mark Trahant: A lot stake for Native voters in Montana this year (10/02)
Montanans have long recognized the importance of the Native vote.

Navajo Nation won't delay election despite presidential dispute (10/02)
Voters will go to the polls on November 4 as originally scheduled.

Native Sun News: Harvest the Hope concert unites Keystone foes (10/02)
Cowboys and Indians; West coast and East Coast; brown and white; rich and poor; 8,000 people gathered on a farm owned by Art and Helen Tanderup in solidarity

Seneca Nation man launches campaign for mayor of Salamanca (10/01)
Michael Smith, a Democrat, hopes to be the first Seneca to lead a city that's entirely within reservation boundaries.

Cherokee Nation chief apologizes for attending live pigeon shoot (10/01)
Principal Chief Bill John Baker insisted he did not kill any birds during a live pigeon shoot for Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma).

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