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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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Republican Dan Sullivan claims victory in Alaska Senate race (11/13)
Sen. Mark Begich (D) has refused to concede and participated in a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing yesterday.

Filed Under: Education
Tanana Chiefs Conference supported study of infant remains (11/11)
The two infants date back 11,500 years and were found near the Tanana River.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Plenty reasons to sing about the Native vote (11/10)
There are two things you need to know about the Native American vote in 2014.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: What worked and didn't work in a tough election (11/06)
We won’t know the final tally for a month or so, but the Republicans picked up at least seven Senate seats, added to their majority in the House and did well in state houses.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Rep. Don Young easily wins re-election despite recent misstep (11/05)
The incumbent Republican will serve a 22nd term as Alaska's sole representative in the U.S. House.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Rodney Pederson: Republicans don't earn rural Alaskan votes (11/03)
Why Senator Mark Begich and the Bill Walker/Byron Mallott ticket deserve votes from rural Alaska.

Filed Under: Opinion
Kyle Wark: Honor Native people by defending our sovereignty (11/03)
Why playing Indian never honors Native people.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Richard Peterson: Sen. Begich supports Alaska Native issues (10/31)
I am proud to say Tlingit Haida Central Council and I personally have endorsed Senator Mark Begich and wish to see him re-elected to the Senate.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The Native vote could decide the 2014 election (10/31)
If there ever was an election that was ideal for American Indians and Alaska Natives to determine the outcome, it’s 2014.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Senate race is a real test of Native policy (10/29)
Alaska is a case in point where misleading ads about character are common.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Federation of Natives endorses candidates (10/27)
Alaska Natives for Begich passes out that all important swag at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention. But even more important: The list of early voting locations across the...

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Language preservation a top issue as AFN opens annual meet (10/24)
Thousands of Alaska Natives are in Anchorage to express pride and unity in their languages and cultures.

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