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Native Sun News: Mayor of Rapid City addresses race relations (03/26)
Native Sun News sat down with Kooiker to discuss race relations, his management of recent racial incidents and the future of the city regarding Native American citizens.

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Navajo Nation Supreme Court orders April 21 presidential vote (03/23)
Candidates Joe Shirley Jr. and Russell Begaye have been waiting for the election for months.

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Rhianan Curley: Navajo Nation leaders destroy trust of people (03/20)
Since the primary election the Navajo Nation has been torn in two. Not by the people themselves either.

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Suquamish Tribe reports results of election for council members (03/18)
Rich Purser, Sammy Mabe and Luther 'Jay' Mills won their election bids.

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Vincent Armenta elected to 9th term as chair of Chumash Tribe (03/17)
Also elected were Kenneth Kahn, who will serve as vice chair; Gary Pace, secretary/treasurer; and board members Maxine Littlejohn and Mike Lopez.

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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community weighs marijuana referendum (03/16)
President Warren 'Chris' Swartz said he has already seen resistance from the state attorney general.

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Navajo Nation Council considers funding for presidential election (03/13)
Tribal members are supposed to go to the polls on April 21 to choose a new leader.

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Former leader of Hoopa Valley Tribe pushes action on marijuana (03/12)
Tribal members will vote April 23 on a petition to repeal the anti-marijuana law on the reservation.

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Paskenta Band accuses former officials of a long 'looting spree' (03/11)
The lawsuit claims at least $60 million was taken over the years.

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Kevin Abourezk: Two more leaders of Winnebago Tribe quit jobs (03/06)
Tribal members are upset after an audit questioned some of the spending habits of the council.

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Nita Battise sworn in as new leader of Alabama-Coushatta Tribe (03/05)
Nita Battise is the first chairperson to be elected by popular vote.

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Editorial: Navajo Nation set to choose new president on April 21 (03/03)
Now that a date has been set for the Navajo Nation presidential election, a major hurdle will be convincing voters to turn out and cast their ballots — again.

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Leader of Kiowa Tribe challenges BIA's intervention in election (03/02)
Chairman Amber Toppah has remained in charge of the tribe for more than four years.

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Cherokee Nation chief faces at least four challengers in election (02/27)
The election takes place June 27 and a run-off, if necessary, will be held July 25.

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Hoopa Valley Tribe places marijuana referendum on April ballot (02/26)
Tribal law currently bars cultivation of the drug but members circulated a petition to put the issue to a vote.

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Shingle Springs Band gun range draws questions from neighbors (02/25)
The tribe hopes to open the facility on two acres of trust property sometime this summer.

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Updates from National Congress of American Indians winter session in DC (02/25)
A divided government in Washington, legislative priorities for tribal programs and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act were some of the key issues.

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Navajo Nation Supreme Court issues decision in election dispute (02/23)
Presidential candidates Joe Shirley Jr. and Russell Begaye welcomed the ruling but the tribe's legislative leader doesn't believe the matter has been settled.

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Navajo Nation Supreme Court to issue ruling in election dispute (02/12)
At issue is legislation passed by the Navajo Nation Council to authorize an entirely new presidential election.

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reports results of council election (02/10)
Four newcomers won their re-election bids while two newcomers won seats on the council.

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