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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: It's past time for tribal leaders to govern the nation (09/01)
Indian Country has a number of really interesting candidates this cycle, folks who are running at all levels of government.

Filed Under: Politics
Once rival factions of Chukchansi Tribe agree to 2015 election (08/27)
Once rival factions of the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians agreed to hold an election next year but another group is disputing the plan.

Filed Under: Politics
Three brothers on the ballot for Passamaquoddy Tribe election (08/27)
Billy Nicholas is running for chief and brother Leslie is running for vice chief. Another brother, Alex, is seeking a seat on the council.

Filed Under: Politics
Navajo voters oust incumbent president Ben Shelly in primary (08/27)
Joe Shirley Jr., a former two-term president, will face Chris Deschene, a former state lawmaker from Arizona.

Filed Under: Politics
Darlene Miller seeks to be first female Seneca Nation president (08/26)
Miller is a tribal council member and is former director of the Seneca Nation Health Systems.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Heather Kendall-Miller: GOP candidate a threat to Native rights (08/26)
Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s record is clear: he is a staunch opponent of Native rights.

Filed Under: Politics
Navajo voters to narrow field of 17 candidates for president's job (08/25)
Voters of the Navajo Nation go to the polls tomorrow to narrow the field for the job of president.

Filed Under: Politics
US House candidate John Lewis proud of Warm Springs heritage (08/18)
John Lewis, the Democratic candidate for Montana's sole U.S. House seat, talked about his tribal heritage at a campaign stop on the Crow Reservation.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: GOP candidate rejects Senate debate at UTTC (08/18)
The long-awaited debate that will be held at the Rapid City Campus of the United Tribes Technical College has reached its final lineup.

Filed Under: Politics
Oneida Nation swears in women to four top leadership positions (08/15)
Women hold six seats on the council, including the chair, vice chair, treasurer and secretary positions.

Filed Under: Opinion
Faustino Trejo: Navajo leaders don't support education for youth (08/14)
Faustino Trejo plans to show his frustration with leaders of the Navajo Nation at the ballot box.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion | Politics
Rosanna Deerchild: Mayoral candidate dismisses wife's racism (08/13)
Rosanna Deerchild responds to the controversy over racist comments made by the wife of mayoral candidate Gord Steeves.

Filed Under: Canada | Politics
Mayoral candidate breaks silence on wife's 'drunken Natives' post (08/12)
Gord Steeves tries to explain why his wife lashed out against Native people in a posting on Facebook more than four years ago.

Filed Under: Canada | Politics
Mayoral candidate's wife apologizes for 'drunken Natives' post (08/08)
The comments surfaced on the same day candidate Gord Steeves said he was going to put more resources into keeping inebriated people off the streets.

Filed Under: Politics
Tex Hall seeks another term as chairman of North Dakota tribe (08/08)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation will hold a primary in September and a general election in November.

Filed Under: Politics
Sen. John Walsh of Montana drops run amid plagiarism scandal (08/08)
Democrats will have to find a candidate to face Rep. Steve Daines, a Republican who has been reaching out to tribes.

Filed Under: Politics
Former Colville chair Joe Pakootas wins Democratic nomination (08/06)
Pakootas will face incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris, a Republican, in the general election.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Senate candidates accept invitation to debate (08/06)
Native Sun News has teamed up with the United Tribes Technical College in Rapid City to host a senatorial debate.

Filed Under: Politics
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe re-elects Anthony Reider as chair (08/05)
Tribal members also elected Gordon Jones as secretary over the incumbent.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Bill seeks referendum on term limits for Navajo Nation president (08/05)
The referendum won't affect the campaign of former two-term president Joe Shirley Jr.

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