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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Ten reasons why every Native person should vote (09/15)
There are reasons to vote. Examples big and small that show how we can make a difference

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Sen. Begich playing politics with Native women's issues (09/08)
We have decided as Alaska Native women to respond to Heather Kendall-Miller and Lloyd Miller’s egregious op-ed about Dan Sullivan and Sen. Mark Begich.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge orders Alaska to do more to assist Native language voters (09/03)
Decision is a victory for Yup’ik voters who said the state has failed to provide adequate voting materials in their language.

Filed Under: National | World
Annenberg Foundation acquires sacred items for Alaska Native (09/03)
A Tlingit bentwood box that would have been used to hold sacred items was returned to Sealaska Heritage Institute.

Filed Under: National
Alaska Natives excluded from secret military intelligence program (09/02)
A declassified document indicates some stereotyping and racism was at work.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Native candidate joins rival in governor's race (09/02)
So begins the fusion candidacy of the Alaska First team of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott.

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.

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