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Filed Under: National | Politics
Complaint against Navajo Nation presidential hopeful dismissed (11/24)
It's looking like the election might be delayed to 2015.

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: Law | Politics
Chippewa Cree Tribe swears in chairman more than a year later (11/24)
Ken St. Marks has supported a federal investigation into corruption on the reservation.

Filed Under: Politics
Little Traverse Bay Bands swear in interim leader after recall (11/21)
Chairman Fred Kiogima and Vice Chair Deb De Leon were voted out of office on Monday.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Blog: Play-by-play of election controversy on Navajo Nation (11/21)
Tribal members are still waiting to cast ballots and choose their next president.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
North Dakota tribe in negotiations for pipeline to curb flaring (11/21)
An energy company needs permission to cross 1.8 miles of the reservation.

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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Republicans hold up action on Alaska tribal jurisdiction measure (11/19)
Sen. Mark Begich (D) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) have drafted a new version in hopes of getting the bill passed before the end of the 113th Congress.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Historic election in Alaska with Native candidate (11/19)
Alaska should be the model for Indian Country and state relations.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists push for change (11/19)
Local tribal activists were disappointed, but not surprised when the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council took no action on their request to schedule a tribal vote on proposed amendments to the constitution.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters of Dry Creek Band oust longtime chair Harvey Hopkins (11/18)
Chris Wright came in first in a field of three. Incumbent Harvey Hopkins came in last.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters send four Indian candiates to South Dakota Legislature (11/17)
Two are serving in the Senate and the other two are in the House.

Filed Under: Politics
Ticket with Native candidate secures governor's office in Alaska (11/17)
Byron Mallott, who is Tlingit, will become lieutenant governor.

Filed Under: Politics
Dry Creek Band reduces salaries of tribal board of directors (11/14)
Chairman Harvey Hopkins has given up his salary as the tribe tightens its belts.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation Council fails to override veto on language bill (11/14)
Tribal law requires candidates for president to be fluent in the Navajo language.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation Council to consider language requirement veto (11/13)
The special session comes as presidential candidate Russell Begaye faces a challenge in tribal court.

Filed Under: Politics
Ticket with Native candidate continues preparation in Alaska (11/13)
Ana Hoffman, an Alaska Native corporation executive, is co-chair of the bipartisan transition team for the governor's office.

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Republican Dan Sullivan claims victory in Alaska Senate race (11/13)
Sen. Mark Begich (D) has refused to concede and participated in a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing yesterday.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
House heads for vote on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (11/13)
The Senate could take action next week as the bill turns into an issue in the run-off race for the Senate seat in energy-friendly Louisiana.

Filed Under: Politics
Yurok Tribe reports outcome of election for 3 council seats (11/12)
The results were close in all three races, with one candidate winning by just one vote.

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