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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Richard Peterson: Sen. Begich supports Alaska Native issues (10/31)
I am proud to say Tlingit Haida Central Council and I personally have endorsed Senator Mark Begich and wish to see him re-elected to the Senate.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The Native vote could decide the 2014 election (10/31)
If there ever was an election that was ideal for American Indians and Alaska Natives to determine the outcome, it’s 2014.

Filed Under: Politics | Recognition
Tribes in North Carolina back Democrat Sen. Hagan in tight race (10/30)
Native Americans make up just 1.6 percent of the state population but their votes could prove crucial at the polls.

Filed Under: Law | National
Chris Deschene still urging Navajo Nation voters to choose him (10/30)
The presidential candidate said on Facebook that he has not 'conceded' anything.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation president vetoes bill to address language issue (10/29)
Candidate Chris Deschene remains on the ballot as election officials remain defiant of a court order.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Senate race is a real test of Native policy (10/29)
Alaska is a case in point where misleading ads about character are common.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Senate candidates battle for Indian vote in South Dakota race (10/28)
Democrat Rick Weiland and independent Larry Pressler are campaigning heavily in Indian Country.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Navajo Nation election officials refuse to delay upcoming vote (10/28)
Will tribal members go to the polls next week to choose a new leader?

Filed Under: National | Opinion | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set to open convention (10/27)
Several Cabinet secretaries will be making appearances at this year's meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Federation of Natives endorses candidates (10/27)
Alaska Natives for Begich passes out that all important swag at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention. But even more important: The list of early voting locations across the...

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Indian lawmaker Kevin Killer makes big plans (10/27)
One would be hard pressed to find a lawmaker with the ability to walk on to any playground on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and get a game hoops one day, then turn around the next, and display the political aptitude needed to introduce an idea worthy of being imitated nationally.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation candidate Chris Deschene won't halt campaign (10/24)
The Navajo Nation Council passed legislation that allows voters to determine whether a candidate is fluent in the Navajo language.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Rep. Don Young to speak to Alaska Natives amid controversy (10/24)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) has urged the Congressman to apologize for remarks he made about suicide.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation's top court orders new ballots without candidate (10/23)
The November 4 election will likely be postponed.

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Don Young blames government 'largesse' for suicide rate (10/23)
Alaska's lone congressional representative expands on controversial comments in a state with the highest suicide rate.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Alaska Federation of Natives ready to open annual convention (10/23)
Some 5,000 people are expected for the event and state politicians are all appearing in hopes of winning votes and endorsements.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Michael Baines: Senate candidate battles Alaska Native rights (10/23)
The chairman of the Sitka Tribe, says Republican Dan Sullivan has trampled on Alaska Native rights.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe heads to election season (10/23)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is set for some major turnover on the tribal council if the results of last week’s primary election are any indication.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Shinnecock Nation allows felons to hold office in certain cases (10/22)
Tribal members who were convicted of a non-sexual felony and were released from incarceration for five years before an election can run for the office of trustee.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Candidate seeks investigation into program (10/22)
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Susan Wismer is challenging a Republican legislature to demand accountability.

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