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Senate joins House in approving $1.1T appropriations measure (12/15)
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service and $139 million for the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
House passes $1.1T omnibus appropriations bill by narrow vote (12/12)
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate expected to approve defense bill for mine on sacred lands (12/08)
The 1,648-page package contains numerous provisions that have nothing to do with defense or the military.

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: Opinion | Politics
Sen. Mark Begich: Moving forward for the first people of Alaska (11/20)
Outgoing Senator: When Alaska Natives thrive, all of Alaska reaps the rewards.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Republicans hold up action on Alaska tribal jurisdiction measure (11/19)
Sen. Mark Begich (D) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) have drafted a new version in hopes of getting the bill passed before the end of the 113th Congress.

Filed Under: Education | Health | Politics
Audio: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on child trauma (11/19)
The hearing was the last of the 113th Congress and the last under Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), who served as chairman for less than a year.

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: Environment | National | Politics
Crow Creek Sioux man arrested as Senate rejects Keystone bill (11/19)
Greg Grey Cloud, who was wearing a headdress, started singing loudly and was forcefully removed from the Senate gallery.

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: Politics
Ticket with Native candidate continues preparation in Alaska (11/13)
Ana Hoffman, an Alaska Native corporation executive, is co-chair of the bipartisan transition team for the governor's office.

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Republican Dan Sullivan claims victory in Alaska Senate race (11/13)
Sen. Mark Begich (D) has refused to concede and participated in a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing yesterday.

Filed Under: Politics | Recognition
Supporter of Lumbee Tribe's recognition loses re-election bid (11/07)
Republican Thom Tillis said he supports federal recognition but some tribal members don't believe he will be as strong of an advocate as defeated Sen. Kay Hagan (D).

Filed Under: Politics
Sen. Begich refuses to concede as gap remains in heated race (11/06)
The incumbent Democrat is still behind by more than 8,000 votes and one ally doesn't believe he won't make a comeback.

Filed Under: Politics
Ticket with Native candidate preparing for transition in Alaska (11/06)
With every vote on the line, Native villages are playing a key role in the outcome.

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick wins re-election for largest Indian district (11/06)
The incumbent Democrat won decisively in counties with more Indian voters.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on childhood trauma (11/06)
The committee will be changing to Republican hands after the current session of Congress.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native vote fails to make a dent in Senate race in South Dakota (11/05)
Democrat Rick Weiland got the most votes on five reservations but Republican Mike Rounds made a strong showing everywhere else in the state.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Ticket with Native candidate holds tiny lead for Alaska governor (11/05)
Democrat Byron Mallott would serve as lieutenant governor under independent Bill Walker if they win the race.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Winnebago Tribe endorses Democrat Dave Domina for Senate (11/03)
The candidate met with the tribe three times this year.

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