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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
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
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: 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
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: 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.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Rep. Don Young to speak to Alaska Natives amid controversy (10/24)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) has urged the Congressman to apologize for remarks he made about suicide.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Morgan Howard: Corporate dividends confict with Tlingit values (10/24)
The director of Yak-tat Kwaan Inc. urges Native leaders to examine whether paying dividends benefits the community.

Filed Under: National | Politics
President Barack Obama urges early voting for Alaska Natives (10/23)
Voting is a big issue at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference.

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Don Young blames government 'largesse' for suicide rate (10/23)
Alaska's lone congressional representative expands on controversial comments in a state with the highest suicide rate.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Alaska Federation of Natives ready to open annual convention (10/23)
Some 5,000 people are expected for the event and state politicians are all appearing in hopes of winning votes and endorsements.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Alaska governor to sign Native language bill six months later (10/23)
The bill that designates 20 Native languages as official was passed in April.

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