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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate appropriations bill shields tribes from BLM fracking rule (06/26)
The Republican-led Congress and President Barack Obama are headed to a showdown over the fiscal year 2016 Interior appropriations bill.

Filed Under: Politics
Blackfeet Nation man announces bid for House seat in Montana (06/24)
James St. Goddard, a former vice chair of his tribe, is running as a Democrat.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Bill repeals land swap for mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona (06/19)
The Save Oak Flat Act has bipartisan support, including the Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, both Republicans from Oklahoma.

Filed Under: National
Americans of Indian and White heritage represent largest group (06/11)
A new study from Pew Research Center takes a look at America's growing multi-racial society.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: An ideal year for an Indian presidential candidate (06/10)
The early primary campaign season is not ideal for a serious discussion about Indian Country’s issues.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Recognition
Bill introduced to resolve Alabama-Coushatta Tribe's land claim (06/09)
The tribe is willing to drop its claim, plus $270.6 million in potential compensation, as part of a deal with Congress.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick to challenge Sen. John McCain in 2016 race (05/27)
Both have favorable records on Indian issues but both support a controversial copper mine on a sacred Apache site.

Filed Under: Politics | Recognition
Chief of Chickahominy Tribe eyes seat in Virginia Legislature (05/19)
Stephen Adkins is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 74th district in the Virginia House of Delegates.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Native caucus upset with Democrats in hot Senate campaign (05/19)
The California Democratic Party Native American Caucus has 'deep concerns' about Rep. Loretta Sanchez and Attorney General Kamala Harris.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Rep. Sanchez apologizes for insensitive remarks and gesture (05/18)
The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate suffers another stumble in her newly-announced campaign.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Trust
Rep. Torres issues statement on heated exchange at hearing (05/15)
The new member of Congress incurred the wrath of an anger-prone Rep. Don Young, Republican of Alaska.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: Indian Country isn't divided into 'left' or 'right' (05/12)
The Democratic and Republican parties represent a very narrow lane in the autobahn of world politics.

Filed Under: National | Politics
GOP candidate compared jihadists to 'bad guys' in Westerns (05/08)
National Congress of Americans Indians President is criticizing Mike Huckabee's use of 'hurtful' stereotypes.

Filed Under: National | Politics
GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements (05/05)
Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Budget plan means deep cuts for Indian programs (05/01)
Let’s be clear about this plan: It would require deep spending cuts in federal Indian programs.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Republican lawmakers kill Indian mascot measure in Colorado (04/30)
Indian students and parents testified in support of the bill but it was stopped by a party-line vote.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Senate to vote on long-delayed Attorney General nomination (04/22)
If confirmed, Loretta Lynch would be the first African American woman to lead the Department of Justice.

Filed Under: Politics | Recognition
House subcommittee to hold hearing on BIA recognition reform (04/20)
The title of the hearing appears to point to a sinister motive for the reforms being considered by the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Recognition | Trust
Mohegan Tribe supports re-election of Sen. Richard Blumenthal (04/20)
The Democrat garnered a reputation as an Indian fighter during his tenure as attorney general in Connecticut.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Colorado House approves bill to restrict use of Indian mascots (04/16)
The bill faces an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate.

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