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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Old school budgets a better deal for Indian Country (12/19)
We just watched the last act of The Old School Congress.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Obama signs measure to extend VAWA tribal provision to Alaska (12/19)
Alaska tribes -- like those in the lower 48 -- will be able to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
BIA finalizes rule to add Alaska tribes to land-into-trust process (12/19)
After decades of being excluded, Alaska tribes will finally be treated the same as those in the lower 48.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
VAWA jurisdiction provision poses special issue for Alaska tribes (12/15)
The law recognizes tribal authority over non-Indians in Indian Country -- a term that's been in dispute in Alaska for decades.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Senate backs measure to extend VAWA tribal provisions to Alaska (12/09)
The Alaska issue gained renewed focus after Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the White House Tribal Nations Conference last week.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Land selections for two Alaska Native corporations in defense bill (12/08)
The 1,648-page defense bill includes land deals for Olgoonik Corporation and Sealaska.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Karen Diver & Reggie Joule: Tribes take action on climate change (12/04)
The chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band and the mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough discuss their work on climate change task force.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Vice President Biden calls for inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (12/04)
Alaska tribes are excluded from provisions in the Violence Against Women Act that recognize tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ed Thomas: A new tribal-state relationship needed for Alaska (12/02)
The president emeritus of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes calls for a mew model of tribal-state relations.

Filed Under: Health | National
Alaska Native man hopes antismoking message reaches youth (12/02)
Michael George Patterson, who is Tlingit, is featured in a media campaigned aimed at American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Filed Under: National
NPR: Alaska Natives put traditional spin on Thanksgiving meal (11/26)
National Public Radio heads to Alaska to find out how Native people are bringing traditional foods to the Thanksgiving table.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Incoming Alaska governor opens doors to tribes (11/24)
Alaskans from across the state met on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage over the weekend to talk about the transition to a new governor’s administration.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills (11/21)
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment
USDA Blog: Youth from Angoon Tribe carry on their traditions (11/20)
Tribal members helped build a footbridge in the Tongass National Forest.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Republicans hold up action on Alaska tribal jurisdiction measure (11/19)
Sen. Mark Begich (D) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) have drafted a new version in hopes of getting the bill passed before the end of the 113th Congress.

Filed Under: Law
Alaska Supreme Court hears dispute over tribal court authority (11/19)
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes won a decision that forced the state to recognize tribal court orders in child welfare cases.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Historic election in Alaska with Native candidate (11/19)
Alaska should be the model for Indian Country and state relations.

Filed Under: Education | National
Map: Most common Native languages include Navajo and Crow (11/18)
The highest percentages are from counties where Navajo, Crow and Cheyenne are spoken.

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

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
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.

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