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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Alaska to make changes to Indian Child Welfare Act procedures (04/16)
The state issued emergency regulations to make it easier for Native families and tribes to join child welfare cases.

Filed Under: Environment
National Park Service releases eight grants for NAGPRA efforts (04/15)
The grants were awarded to tribes in Alaska, California, Michigan and Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Millions of Native Americans wait on health care (04/15)
The best case for Medicaid expansion in Alaska is being delivered by Valerie Davidson.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee's hearing on three tribal bills (04/14)
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) plans to move quickly on the bills with or without the support of the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on three tribal bills (04/13)
Indian employment, trust reform and an Alaska Native land transfer are on the agenda for the House Subcommittee Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs at its first legislative hearing of the 114th Congress.

Filed Under: Politics
Key House panel to hold first legislative hearing of 114th Congress (04/09)
Indian employment, trust reform and an Alaska Native land transfer are on the agenda for the April 14 hearing.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Fight for Indian health funding at critical juncture (04/08)
One of Indian Country’s most important debates about increasing funding for the Indian health system is occurring far from Congress in state legislatures across the country.

Filed Under: Law | National
Non-Indian adoption group disputes BIA's new ICWA guidelines (03/31)
The American Academy of Adoption Attorneys submitted written comments yet claims it wasn't consulted by the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Patricia Paul: Overcoming hardships and becoming a tribal judge (03/30)
As an individual who has experienced a tremendous loss in my life, I found that I can absorb the tragic stories of loss in the lives of others.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives look 10,000 years into the future (03/27)
What will Alaska look like in 10,000 years? Who will be here? What will they do?

Filed Under: Education | National | Technology
Lecture focuses on repatriation of tribal intellectual properties (03/25)
The Sam Noble Musuem in Oklahoma will host Trevor Reed, the director of the Hopi Music Repatriation Project, next week.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Alaska Native musher Chuck Schaeffer completes 2015 Iditarod (03/25)
Chuck Schaeffer, an Inupiaq Native, was about to tackle the 1,000 mile sled marathon to Nome for the first time in 24 years.

Filed Under: Health | National
Mary Pember: Alaska Native woman shares story to help others (03/24)
The Calricaraq team responds to village requests for help in addressing trauma in their communities.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Alaska requests more time to consider position in ICWA dispute (03/18)
The state's new leaders are still studying the case, which is being closely watched by tribes and the Department of Justice.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Alaska Native corporation leads push for a regional government (03/17)
Not enough representatives showed up to a meeting but that didn't stop debate on the idea.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Mary Pember: Alaska Natives bring healing in a traditional way (03/16)
Calricaraq means (Healthy Living) in Yup’ik and is unlike any other mental health professional intervention team.

Filed Under: Law | National
Alaska tribes want state to join rehearing request in ICWA case (03/09)
Barring a rehearing, the next step would be the U.S. Supreme Court.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
In The Loop: Rep. Don Young offers a solution to homelessness (03/06)
The always outspoken congressman from Alaska thinks the endangered gray wolf might be an answer.

Filed Under: Environment | National
BIA to award another $8M in Tribal Climate Resilience grants (03/03)
The grants will help tribes address climate change and promote ocean and coastal management.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Aaron Schutt: Alaska Native role in FCC's auction benefits public (03/02)
As the President of Doyon, Limited, I am proud of the role that we played in the recent auction, not just because the revenue will ultimately benefit our more than 19,000 shareholders in Alaska and elsewhere.

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