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Filed Under: Cobell | Politics
Bill to create day to honor late Elouise Cobell stalls in Montana (02/25)
Western Native Voice said supporters will look for other ways to advance the measure.

Filed Under: National | Politics
New Mexico tribal leaders to address lawmakers following snub (02/11)
The leader of the State Senate said tribes shouldn't have been left off the agenda for American Indian Day.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Tribal leaders not invited to speak on Indian Day in New Mexico (02/09)
Democrats said the omission was an affront to the state's tribal population.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Indian school construction put back on track with latest budget (02/03)
Two schools on the Navajo Nation will receive replacement facilities as the Obama administration promises to come up with a new construction priority list.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate passes bill to approve controversial Keystone XL Pipeline (01/30)
An amendment to require tribal consultation wasn't even put up for a vote.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Tara Houska: Respect treaties and reject Keystone XL Pipeline (01/28)
Tell them to end the cycle of disregarding tribal nations and the treaties this country signed.

Filed Under: National | Politics
House committee won't restore Indian and Alaska Native panel (01/28)
Republicans adopted a reorganization that adds Insular Affairs to the Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.

Filed Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee set to hold first meeting (01/27)
The committee is seeing some major changes under the leadership of Rep. Rob Bishop, Republican of Utah.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate Democrats delay vote on Keystone XL Pipeline measure (01/27)
Republicans tried to cut off debate and move the bill towards final passage.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Sen. Barrasso delivers response to NCAI's State of Indian Nations (01/22)
The Wyoming Republican is the new chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.

Filed Under: National | Politics
NAIHC welcomes introduction of bill to reauthorize NAHASDA (01/14)
The law expired in 2013 but lawmakers have failed to renew it despite bipartisan support.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee adds Republican members (01/13)
Republicans hold eight seats on the committee while Democrats hold six.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate headed toward final vote on Keystone XL Pipeline bill (01/13)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), the ranking member on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, joined Republicans in advancing debate on the measure.

Filed Under: National | Politics
NCAI president to deliver State of Indian Nations on January 22 (01/08)
President Brian Cladoosby will deliver the speech at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate Democrats force cancellation of hearing on Keystone bill (01/06)
Republicans are still planning to push for approval of the controversial pipeline.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National | Politics | Trust
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.

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