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Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: US Senate candidates debate Native issues (09/18)
The only debate held in western South Dakota went off without a hitch with three candidates all vying for a crucial senate seat being left open by the retirement of longtime lawmaker Tim Johnson.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Appeal filed over Navajo language ability of presidential hopeful (09/17)
Critics say Chris Deschene does not speak fluent Navajo.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Tex Hall loses bid for another term as chair of North Dakota tribe (09/17)
The defeat came after the tribe released an investigative report that looked into Hall's dealings with energy companies on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics | World
Mark Trahant: Is independence in the future for tribal nations? (09/17)
What’s the difference in the self-rule of Scotland to that of Hawaii? Or Alaska? Or Nunavut? Or even Navajo?

Filed Under: Politics
Paskenta Band holds election aimed at resolving council dispute (09/15)
Tribal members voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new slate of leaders in hopes of ending an internal feud.

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: National | Politics
Navajo Nation presidential candidate a target over fluency issue (09/11)
Chris Deschene acknowledges that he isn't as fluent as he'd like to be.

Filed Under: Politics
Fort Sill Apache Tribe contributes $1500 to Democratic candidate (09/10)
The tribe had to go to court when Republican officials in New Mexico refused to recognize its presence.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native voters bring element of surprise in election (09/10)
Sometimes the practice of journalism drives me crazy.

Filed Under: Politics
North Dakota tribe holds primary for chairman and council seats (09/09)
Six people are running for chairman, including incumbent Tex Hall and former chairman Marcus Levings.

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: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: Pueblo woman running for office in New Mexico (09/08)
Harlan McKosato sits down with Deb Haaland, a single mother from Laguna Pueblo who is running for lieutenant governor of New Mexico.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The Native vote counts more in this election cycle (09/08)
Low-turnout elections, whether primary or the general, favor the few, the organized, and, perhaps, Native voters.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Shape of Senate still up in the air for 2014 elections (09/04)
A couple of weeks ago the political narrative for 2014 was all but final.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters of Passamaquoddy Tribe choose three brothers for council (09/04)
Billy Nicholas won the chief's spot and his brother, Leslie, was elected vice chief. The third brother, Alex, won a seat on the council.

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: Politics
Incumbent president of Lac du Flambeau Band ousted in primary (09/03)
Henry 'Butch' St. Germaine and Joseph Wildcat are in the running for president after incumbent Tom Maulson came in third.

Filed Under: Law
Vice chief fromf Passamaquoddy Tribe arrested for drunk driving (09/03)
Clayton Sockabasin, who is running for re-election, was arrested June 4 after he failed a breathalyzer test.

Filed Under: Politics
Liana Onnen sworn in as chair of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (09/03)
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas has a new leader.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Audit uncovers questionable spending by leaders of Paskenta Band (09/03)
The tribe released a highly-anticipated audit of its finances to its members on Monday.

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