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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
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.

Filed Under: National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Chippewa Cree Tribe returns ousted leader to chairman's post (02/05)
Ken St. Marks defeated three rivals in a special election.

Filed Under: Politics
Ho-Chunk Nation leader won't seek re-election to second term (02/04)
President Jon Greendeer said he wants to spend more time with his family.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: The clown car of early GOP presidential hopefuls (02/02)
I have too much self-preservation instinct to crash the Iowa Freedom Summit convened by Citizens United.

Filed Under: Canada
Native mayor promises to change city's reputation as most racist (01/22)
Maclean's magazine labeled Winnipeg, Manitoba, as the most racist city in Canada.

Filed Under: Politics
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation inaugurates Leland Kinter as chairman (01/22)
Leland Kinter succeeds longtime chairman Marshall McKay.

Filed Under: Politics
Ak-Chin Indian Community welcomes two new council members (01/21)
Ann Marie Antone and Gabriel Lopez won the most votes in a three-way race earlier this month.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters from Tule River Tribe re-elect four incumbents for council (01/20)
Five seats were up for grabs and four were taken by incumbents.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe confronts many challenges (01/20)
When Mark Fox took the oath of the highest office in the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara (MHA) Nation, he initiated his first four-year term with a pledge to bolster the reservation’s economic self-sufficiency.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe denies off-reservation voters (01/19)
The tribal folks in the Great Plains Region should be concerned about how their constitutions were drafted and the subsequent language that is contained in them.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Supporters of Chris Deschene still upset with handling of election (01/16)
The Navajo Nation entered a new year without a new president.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Editorial: Enough is enough with Navajo Nation election drama (01/15)
Sometimes, for the greater good, it is necessary to stop, let it go and move on.

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