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

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Don Young blames government 'largesse' for suicide rate (10/23)
Alaska's lone congressional representative expands on controversial comments in a state with the highest suicide rate.

Filed Under: National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Alaska governor to sign Native language bill six months later (10/23)
The bill that designates 20 Native languages as official was passed in April.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Michael Baines: Senate candidate battles Alaska Native rights (10/23)
The chairman of the Sitka Tribe, says Republican Dan Sullivan has trampled on Alaska Native rights.

Filed Under: Education | National
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.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Rep. Don Young criticized for comments to high school students (10/22)
Witnesses say he went too far with remarks about domestic violence, youth suicide and same-sex marriage.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives ready for conference and election (10/21)
No one thinks of AFN as a small group these days.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Races come down to turnout in three key states (10/20)
In 2014 these are my three elections to watch: Alaska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
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.

Filed Under: National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Native youth help provide food for their community (10/10)
The Tyonek Native Corporation is leasing land to the Native Village of Tyonek and the Tyonek Tribal Conservation District for a community garden.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
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).

Filed Under: Law
Alaska troopers arrive in village to investigate double homicide (10/09)
The victims were identified as Flossie Semone, 46, and John Arrow, 57, who were a couple.

Filed Under: Law
Shageluk Tribe detains man accused of murdering his parents (10/08)
Tribal and local officials are upset by the response from the Alaska State Troopers.

Filed Under: Opinion
Will Micklin: Tribes advance priorities at indigenous conference (10/07)
It was an honor to represent the Central Council of Tlingit Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska at the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law
Alaska court allows adoption of Native child by non-Native couple (10/03)
The court finds that the Native preference provisions in the Indian Child Welfare Act do not apply

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Attorney General Eric Holder to step down after six-year tenure (09/26)
From the Cobell settlement to tribal jurisdiction provisions in the Violence Against Women Act, the Department of Justice led a dramatic shift in the federal-Indian relationship.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge issues order in Alaska Native language voting rights suit (09/23)
The Native American Rights Fund said the order will set the standard for Native language voters nationwide.

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