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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: It's past time for tribal leaders to govern the nation (09/01)
Indian Country has a number of really interesting candidates this cycle, folks who are running at all levels of government.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education
KTOO: Cook Inlet Tribe turns to video game to represent culture (08/27)
Never Alone, the first video game produced by Upper One Games, a company owned by the Cook Inlet Tribal Council of Alaska, is coming out later this year.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Heather Kendall-Miller: GOP candidate a threat to Native rights (08/26)
Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s record is clear: he is a staunch opponent of Native rights.

Filed Under: National
Kake Tribe returns to site of 1857 deadly attack in Washington (08/21)
Tribal ancestors went to Whidbey Island in August 1857 to take revenge for the deaths of 27 of their people a year earlier.

Filed Under: Law
Alaska Native man being treated after being shot by police officer (08/19)
A video uploaded by KYUK-TV shows 31-year-old Aaron Moses swinging a baseball bat at two officers, one of whom shot him in the abdomen.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Al Jazeera: State struggles with Native language voting material (08/19)
Al Jazeera reports on the latest developments in Toyukuk v. Treadwell, a voting rights case that seeks to ensure the state of Alaska provides election materials in Native languages.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Alaska Natives look to Obamacare to cover IHS budget shortfall (08/18)
The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium are testing out a program that basically provides insurance for free.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Michael Baines: Stop fighting land decision for Alaska Natives (08/18)
Michael Baines, the chairman of the Sitka Tribe, calls on college to drop appeal of a Bureau of Land Management decision that favors Sealaska.

Filed Under: Law
Alaska tribes concerned about police officer brutality complaint (08/13)
The police department in Bethel, Alaska, said it is investigating an incident in which a Native man was injured.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Teen held for brutal murder of 13-year-old Alaska Native girl (08/04)
The 14-year-old boy faces a hearing to determine whether he will be tried as an adult or a juvenile for the murder of Mackenzie Howard.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee markup on four tribal bills (07/30)
Bills affect Alaska Native arts and crafts and land-into-trust for tribes in California, Nevada and Michigan.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Obama signs Pascua Yaqui and Hoonah Indian Association bills (07/28)
Bill places land in trust for Pascua Yaqui Tribe and recognizes subsistence rights of Hoonah Indian Association.

Filed Under: Health | Law
IHS pays $53M to settle another contract support cost dispute (07/25)
SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium was underpaid on contracts from 1999 to 2013.

Filed Under: Environment
KCAW: BLM supports Alaska Native corporation in land dispute (07/24)
Alaska Native regional corporation has been fighting for land since 1975.

Filed Under: Law | National
Al Jazeera: Advocates seek inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (07/21)
Al Jazeera reports on efforts to include Alaska Natives in the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Lytton Band donates $1M to bolster land-into-trust application (07/21)
The tribe wants 124 acres placed in trust for a housing project, a cultural center and other purposes.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Editorial: A landmark decision for tribal sovereignty in Alaska (07/21)
Newspaper comments on decision that recognizes tribal court authority in Indian Child Welfare Act cases.

Filed Under: Law
Alaska Supreme Court sides with tribe in child welfare dispute (07/18)
Decision affirms tribal court jurisdiction in Indian Child Welfare Act cases.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Land-into-trust will help tribes in Alaska meet needs (07/17)
Professor says including Alaska tribes in the land-into-trust process will help them address economic and social needs.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court rulings affecting Indian law (07/15)
Land claims, Indian status and land-into-trust are some of the issues in recent court cases.

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