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Tribal sovereignty foe Scott Pruitt slated to join Donald Trump's administrationFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Tribal sovereignty foe Scott Pruitt slated to join Donald Trump's administration (12/07)
Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt has fought tribes on jurisdiction, sovereign immunity and taxation fronts.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp again parts with Indian Country on #NoDAPL movementFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp again parts with Indian Country on #NoDAPL movement (12/05)
Key Democrats in Congress are joining Indian Country in celebrating the historic decision to deny an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline but one lawmaker isn't on board.
Democracy Now: Sen. Bernie Sanders on Dakota Access Pipeline and treaty rights violationsFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Democracy Now: Sen. Bernie Sanders on Dakota Access Pipeline and treaty rights violations (11/29)
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been a vocal supporter of the water protectors.
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous leaders must stand up for nationhoodFiled Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous leaders must stand up for nationhood (11/28)
'When anti-Indigenous politicians stir up non-Indigenous hate and anger, Indigenous leaders must respond with strong alternative views.'
Mark Trahant: Native voters failed to make a big difference in 2016Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native voters failed to make a big difference in 2016 (11/14)
This election Indian Country was like America. Perhaps only more so.
Native youth pressure Hillary Clinton to take a #NoDAPL standFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native youth pressure Hillary Clinton to take a #NoDAPL stand (10/26)
Young members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are turning the Dakota Access Pipeline into a presidential campaign issue.
Indian Country united in call for full review of Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Indian Country united in call for full review of Dakota Access Pipeline (10/13)
A legal, regulatory and political push continues in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Member of Puyallup Tribe threatens to buck Hillary Clinton pledgeFiled Under: Politics
Member of Puyallup Tribe threatens to buck Hillary Clinton pledge (10/12)
Robert Satiacum Jr. was a supporter of Bernie Sanders and isn't happy with his party's nominee.
Mark Trahant: The #NoDAPL movement and the young Native voteFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The #NoDAPL movement and the young Native vote (10/03)
The single best thing Hillary Clinton could do to connect with younger voters would be to visit the camps at Standing Rock, learn from what’s going on, and take a stand.
Senate passes water bill but fails to include #NoDAPL amendmentFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate passes water bill but fails to include #NoDAPL amendment (09/15)
The Water Resources Development Act includes a slew of pro-tribal provisions but doesn't address the current crisis at Standing Rock.
Judge won't grant injunction to protect sacred sites in DAPL pathFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Judge won't grant injunction to protect sacred sites in DAPL path (09/12)
The #NoDAPL fight continues on legal and political fronts even after the Obama administration put a crucial portion of the controversial project on hold.
Dakota Access Pipeline lacks key approval to build at Lake Oahe site near reservationFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Dakota Access Pipeline lacks key approval to build at Lake Oahe site near reservation (08/26)
Work on the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline remains on hold in North Dakota amid legal and regulatory hurdles.
Sen. Bernie Sanders joins opposition to Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders joins opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline (08/25)
The #NoDAPL movement is gaining some political muscle amid a fight in the courts and on the ground.
Harold Monteau: America stands at a crossroads with governmentFiled Under: Opinion
Harold Monteau: America stands at a crossroads with government (08/08)
The American people are at some all-time lows in terms of trust and confidence in their own government.
Charles Trimble: Tribal nations must join together for Hillary ClintonFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Charles Trimble: Tribal nations must join together for Hillary Clinton (08/02)
The race is between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump -- Decency and Evil.
Native Democrats make urgent case for Hillary Clinton as presidentFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Democrats make urgent case for Hillary Clinton as president (07/28)
Native citizens warned of disaster should Republican rival Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National ConventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National Convention (07/27)
The roll call included some historic firsts -- Deb Haaland in traditional Pueblo dress and Shawn Bordeaux speaking the Lakota language.
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic conventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention (07/26)
Whether it was a hospitality tent hosted by the Cherokee Nation or meetings among American Indian and Alaska Native delegates, Democrats expressed pride in their prominent roles within the party.
Democrats embrace tribal sovereignty in platform for conventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Democrats embrace tribal sovereignty in platform for convention (07/08)
The draft of the document includes the most expansive and detailed language to date regarding self-determination, land-into-trust, Native languages, sacred sites and other key concerns.
Mark Trahant: Bernie Sanders is right about Indian Health ServiceFiled Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Bernie Sanders is right about Indian Health Service (07/01)
The country should redefine its relationship with its first people and fully-funding the promise of health care is an excellent place to start.
Donald Trump fares poorly against Hillary Clinton in national pollFiled Under: National | Politics
Donald Trump fares poorly against Hillary Clinton in national poll (06/27)
According to The Washington Post-ABC News poll, 51 percent supported Democrat Hillary Clinton while only 39 supported Republican Donald Trump.
Leaders of three tribes meet Donald Trump during Arizona stopFiled Under: National | Politics
Leaders of three tribes meet Donald Trump during Arizona stop (06/20)
Carlyle Begay, a Republican candidate for Congress, said tribes spent about 30 minutes with the real estate mogul.
Steve Russell: Donald Trump represents grave threat to law and orderFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: Donald Trump represents grave threat to law and order (06/20)
If I feel the need to defend myself against accusations of implicit bias in my Trump coverage going forward, I'm going to cite the disclosures I'm about to make.
Mark Trahant: Some lessons for Hillary Clinton and Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Some lessons for Hillary Clinton and Indian Country (06/13)
I’ve seen an evolution in how presidential candidates reach out to Indian Country.
Steve Russell: The dirty business of the American political systemFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: The dirty business of the American political system (06/13)
If I were filthy rich, would I invest in trying to buy the government?
Native voters split support as Hillary Clinton claims Democratic winFiled Under: National | Politics
Native voters split support as Hillary Clinton claims Democratic win (06/08)
Native voters in South Dakota went for Bernie Sanders while their counterparts in New Mexico supported Hillary Clinton.
Nine North and South Dakota tribal leaders endorse Hillary ClintonFiled Under: National | Politics
Nine North and South Dakota tribal leaders endorse Hillary Clinton (06/02)
The announcement comes ahead of South Dakota's primary on June 7.
Alex Jacobs: Huge voter turnout is needed to move the countryFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Alex Jacobs: Huge voter turnout is needed to move the country (06/02)
This country is apparently ready for a political revolution and it’s heading to The Light Side or The Dark Side, depending on your point of view.
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump pushes for more energy productionFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump pushes for more energy production (06/01)
There is probably no greater divide between Republicans and Democrats than on energy and climate issues.
Mark Trahant: Tulalip citizen Deborah Parker lands role in crafting Democratic platformFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Tulalip citizen Deborah Parker lands role in crafting Democratic platform (05/24)
Deborah Parker, a former vice chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes, was an early supporter of Bernie Sanders.
Chairman of Quapaw Tribe endorses Democrat Hillary ClintonFiled Under: National | Politics
Chairman of Quapaw Tribe endorses Democrat Hillary Clinton (05/24)
Chairman John Berrey said he's been a 'proud' Republican since 2002 but he won't be supporting Donald Trump.
Steve Russell: Unpopular politicians represent splintered partiesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: Unpopular politicians represent splintered parties (05/19)
Constrained by history, we are watching from the cheap seats as both parties splinter in a manner that would be no big deal in a parliamentary system but is a very big deal when there are only two parties and both of them are facing a revolt from below.
LaDonna Harris and Samuel Goodhope: Bernie Sanders shares our cultural valuesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
LaDonna Harris and Samuel Goodhope: Bernie Sanders shares our cultural values (05/19)
At the age of 85, I join my 28-year-old grandson who helped me draft this op-ed, in support of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.
Native Sun News: Bernie Sanders stages rallies in Lakota countryFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Bernie Sanders stages rallies in Lakota country (05/19)
Mother Nature provided the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign with perfect weather to stage two Lakota country rallies in South Dakota.
Mark Trahant: Indian Republican Tom Cole backs Donald TrumpFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Indian Republican Tom Cole backs Donald Trump (05/18)
So what is a Republican candidate for Congress to do? Support Donald Trump and some of his nonsensical policies?
Brandon Ecoffey: Democrat Bernie Sanders puts the people firstFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Brandon Ecoffey: Democrat Bernie Sanders puts the people first (05/17)
If real change is to ever come to Indian Country, it will not come packaged by the political elites who stand to benefit from the status-quo.
Mark Trahant: Media misses the story on Bernie Sanders in Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Media misses the story on Bernie Sanders in Indian Country (05/16)
You have to give Bernie Sanders credit for elevating American Indian and Alaska Native issues.
Leon Thompson: Bernie Sanders is fighting to protect Native rightsFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Leon Thompson: Bernie Sanders is fighting to protect Native rights (05/16)
I don’t think I’ve ever heard a politician even talk about Indians let alone include them in his race for President.
Bernie Sanders promises to tackle inequality in Indian CountryFiled Under: National | Politics
Bernie Sanders promises to tackle inequality in Indian Country (05/12)
The Democratic presidential candidate earned an endorsement from John Yellow Bird Steele, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Education Secretary John King headed to Pine Ridge ReservationFiled Under: Education | National
Education Secretary John King headed to Pine Ridge Reservation (05/11)
The leader of the Department of Education will visit two schools on the reservation to learn more about issues affecting Indian students.
Bernie Sanders hosts community meeting on Pine Ridge ReservationFiled Under: National | Politics
Bernie Sanders hosts community meeting on Pine Ridge Reservation (05/10)
The Democratic presidential candidate is bringing his campaign to Indian Country again.
Gyasi Ross: Voting for the lesser of two evils in this crazy electionFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Gyasi Ross: Voting for the lesser of two evils in this crazy election (05/06)
If Bernie does not win the nomination I would be in a battleground state working, except it will be for Hillary.
Fawn Sharp: Only one candidate knows Indian Country's strugglesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Fawn Sharp: Only one candidate knows Indian Country's struggles (05/06)
All across the United States Native American Tribes and their citizens are standing up to be counted as supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders for the next President of the United States.
Democrat Bernie Sanders staying in race as last Republicans quitFiled Under: National | Politics
Democrat Bernie Sanders staying in race as last Republicans quit (05/04)
Donald Trump is all but certain to clinch the GOP nomination. Hillary Clinton remains in the lead on the Democratic side.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Native issues seem like an afterthought for presidential candidatesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Native issues seem like an afterthought for presidential candidates (05/04)
As a Native person my education cured me of whatever belief I had left in the American political system.
Suzan Shown Harjo: Delete 'off the reservation' from our discourseFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Suzan Shown Harjo: Delete 'off the reservation' from our discourse (05/04)
The term 'off the reservation' arose in the late-1800s, when Native Peoples were confined to reservations and when the federal 'Civilization Regulations' criminalized everything that made Native Peoples Native.
Mark Trahant: Native newspapers and presidential endorsementsFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native newspapers and presidential endorsements (05/02)
Over the past four decades (did I really write that?) I have spent a lot of time on the question of endorsing candidates.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton moving closer to nominationsFiled Under: National | Politics
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton moving closer to nominations (04/27)
Democrat Hillary Clinton has all but secured her party's nomination while Republican Donald Trump is getting closer to his goal.
Vernice Moncooyea Willis: Bernie Sanders deserves our supportFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Vernice Moncooyea Willis: Bernie Sanders deserves our support (04/27)
Bernie Sanders is the only candidate to address the issues of all Americans doing their part to help this country survive.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New YorkFiled Under: National | Politics
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New York (04/20)
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton continue to lead in delegate counts but their rivals aren't letting up.
Mark Trahant: Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton battle in New YorkFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton battle in New York (04/18)
Bernie Sanders could still win the day, but how many delegates will he earn?
Democrat Bernie Sanders calls for a nationwide ban on fracking Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Democrat Bernie Sanders calls for a nationwide ban on fracking (04/12)
Some tribes and tribal activists support a ban on the controversial energy-processing technique but others want to be able to regulate it.
Stephen Fox: Hillary Clinton just isn't the right pick for presidentFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Stephen Fox: Hillary Clinton just isn't the right pick for president (04/11)
Bill and Hillary back in the White House just seem wrong, an unrepeatable part of the past, whereas Bernie Sanders speaks to the seasoned pacifist and idealist that I am.
Brandon Ecoffey: Let's shake things up with our votes for presidentFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Brandon Ecoffey: Let's shake things up with our votes for president (04/06)
During each election cycle those of us who have managed to land ourselves in the editor's chair at local newspapers across the country are required by tradition to endorse a candidate for the position of President of the United States of America.
Native Sun News: South Dakota Democrats select four Native delegatesFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: South Dakota Democrats select four Native delegates (04/04)
Four Lakota were voted in by South Dakota Democrats as part of the 28 Presidential Delegates representing the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Mark Trahant: GOP isn't getting much attention in Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: GOP isn't getting much attention in Indian Country (03/28)
Who’s winning Indian Country this presidential election season?
Bernie Sanders sweeps three states as Native issues stay on agendaFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Bernie Sanders sweeps three states as Native issues stay on agenda (03/28)
Bernie Sanders met with the Yakama Nation in Washington and received a name in the Lushootseed languages while his wife held a long discussion with Native leaders in Alaska.
Alex Jacobs: It took generations for Americans to get this stupidFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Alex Jacobs: It took generations for Americans to get this stupid (03/28)
If Americans can’t act civil then that council fire will turn into a brush fire, a wildfire.
Native push for Bernie Sanders fails to translate into more votesFiled Under: National | Politics
Native push for Bernie Sanders fails to translate into more votes (03/24)
The visit by the Democratic presidential candidate to the Navajo Nation, though, helped focus attention to issues facing Indian Country.
Hillary Clinton meets tribes in Washington as campaign continuesFiled Under: National | Politics
Hillary Clinton meets tribes in Washington as campaign continues (03/23)
The Democratic presidential candidate was given a name in the Lushootseed language that means 'strong woman.'

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