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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.

Filed Under: Politics
Administrator for Alaska tribe cuts her position out of the budget (02/27)
Even after making reductions, Bobbi Scherrer said the Petersburg Indian Association was still facing a shortfall.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Beautiful trend emerges with power of Native vote (02/27)
The demographic shift that reflects Native voting power is only beginning.

Filed Under: Opinion
Frank Hopper: Alaska Native Brotherhood was about resistance (02/27)
When you see it coming you can protect what’s most important and survive. You can resist.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Alaska Native lawmaker in hospital after emergency at capitol (02/26)
Rep. Ben Nageak (D) is reported to be in stable condition at a hospital in Juneau.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Alaska Native community still waiting on funding for relocation (02/26)
Government reports from 2003 and 2009 have not resulted in concrete action to save Kivalina.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Mary Pember: Tlingit masks appraised on 'Antiques Roadshow' (02/25)
According to Native peoples in the Haines area, the masks are from the Tlingit village of Klukwan.

Filed Under: Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (02/23)
Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting while the oversight hearing will focus on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for Indian programs.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tlingit and Haida Tribes ensure equal treatment in marriage law (02/23)
The tribe's governing body voted unanimously to embrace marriage equality.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska's unfinished business is tribal sovereignty (02/20)
Do Alaska Native tribes posses sovereignty? A simple question. And, in Indian Country, the answer is usually a quick 'yes.'

Filed Under: National
Hundreds pay respects to dog mushing legend George Attla Jr (02/18)
Attla won ten Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship titles and eight Open North American titles during his 54-year career in mushing.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Interior Secretary Jewell meets with Alaska Native leadership (02/18)
The leader of the Interior Department visited to Native villages and met with the Alaska Federation of Natives on her two-day trip.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Robert Heyano: Alaska tribes committed to fight against mine (02/18)
Bristol Bay is a unique and valuable treasure that cannot be put at risk.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | Law | National | Politics
EPA decision anticipated on mine opposed by Alaska Natives (02/16)
The Pebble Mine would be one of the largest gold-mining operations in the world.

Filed Under: Environment
Qawalangin Tribe puts ancestors to rest in reburial ceremony (02/13)
The remains date back more than 3,000 years.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Alaska Federation of Natives meeting draws big political crowd (02/09)
The presence of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell appears to have heightened interest in AFN's winter retreat.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
New governor of Alaska seeks delay in land-into-trust litigation (02/05)
The Native American Rights Fund is calling the request a political ploy.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Indian Country saw positive developments in 2014 (02/04)
From the favorable Supreme Court decision in the Bay Mills case through the issuance by the U.S. Attorney General of principles for working with tribes, the year started and ended with key legal advancements for tribal interests.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Daazhraii Johnson: Protecting the sacred place where life begins (02/02)
As a mother, I am acutely aware of the conditions we must maintain from womb to birth to ensure the health of mother and child and also that birthing space is sacred.

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