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Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Patricia Paul: Overcoming hardships and becoming a tribal judge (03/30)
As an individual who has experienced a tremendous loss in my life, I found that I can absorb the tragic stories of loss in the lives of others.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives look 10,000 years into the future (03/27)
What will Alaska look like in 10,000 years? Who will be here? What will they do?

Filed Under: Education | National | Technology
Lecture focuses on repatriation of tribal intellectual properties (03/25)
The Sam Noble Musuem in Oklahoma will host Trevor Reed, the director of the Hopi Music Repatriation Project, next week.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Alaska Native musher Chuck Schaeffer completes 2015 Iditarod (03/25)
Chuck Schaeffer, an Inupiaq Native, was about to tackle the 1,000 mile sled marathon to Nome for the first time in 24 years.

Filed Under: Health | National
Mary Pember: Alaska Native woman shares story to help others (03/24)
The Calricaraq team responds to village requests for help in addressing trauma in their communities.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Alaska requests more time to consider position in ICWA dispute (03/18)
The state's new leaders are still studying the case, which is being closely watched by tribes and the Department of Justice.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Alaska Native corporation leads push for a regional government (03/17)
Not enough representatives showed up to a meeting but that didn't stop debate on the idea.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Mary Pember: Alaska Natives bring healing in a traditional way (03/16)
Calricaraq means (Healthy Living) in Yup’ik and is unlike any other mental health professional intervention team.

Filed Under: Law | National
Alaska tribes want state to join rehearing request in ICWA case (03/09)
Barring a rehearing, the next step would be the U.S. Supreme Court.

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.'

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