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Filed Under: Politics
Poarch Creeks donate another $500K to Democratic candida (10/17)
The tribe has donated a total of $1.5 million to attorney general candidate Joe Hubbard.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native vote could tip races in Idaho and Colorado (10/17)
Could a Democrat steal a win in Idaho? If enough people vote for independent and Tea Party candidates, then, well, yes.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe buckles to pressure on park (10/17)
The Oglala Sioux Tribal council has now reversed itself and has voted to send a decision to build a first of its kind Tribal National park to a referendum vote.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Native vote plays key role in Senate matchup (10/16)
South Dakota is up for grabs and its Native American population may play a huge part in deciding who represents the Mt. Rushmore State and tribes in the Senate.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Governor's race in South Dakota is heating up (10/15)
It may seem that the Senate race in the state is the only game in town, but that may be changing as the South Dakota gubernatorial race heats up.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native vote could offer some answers in Kansas (10/15)
What’s with Kansas? Well, the first thing you need to know is that early voting starts today.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native voters in two states could determine control of Senate (10/14)
Hotly-contested races in Alaska and South Dakota could come down to the Native vote.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene remains on ballot (10/14)
The board of elections will continue with the election as planned on November 4.

Filed Under: Politics | World
Indian president of Bolivia wins election for historic third term (10/13)
Evo Morales, an Aymara coca farmer, secured 60 percent of the vote.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The long fight for voting rights in Indian Country (10/13)
New Mexico has the highest registration rate for American Indians in the country.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Alannah Hurley: Sen. Begich stands up for Alaska Native rights (10/10)
The United Tribes of Bristol Bay support the re-election of Sen. Mark Begich (D).

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Early voting begins on reservations in Montana (10/10)
How interested are you in this election?

Filed Under: Politics
Lac du Flambeau Band to swear in new leadership on Monday (10/10)
Henry St. Germaine was elected president and Mike Allen was elected vice president.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo presidential candidate to dispute removal from ballot (10/10)
Chris Deschene disputed a Navajo language test that was given to a candidate for the first time in tribal history.

Filed Under: Politics
Congressional candidates reach out to Indian voters in Arizona (10/09)
Native Americans make up 22.6 percent of the population the 1st Congressional district.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo presidential candidate loses ruling over language ability (10/09)
Chris Deschene refused to answer questions in the Navajo language during a videotaped deposition.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Senate debate focuses on Keystone XL plan (10/08)
As November approaches the South Dakota senatorial race is tightening and one particular important issue to Native American voters was addressed last week at political forum hosted by Oglala Lakota College.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Charles Trimble: Indians shouldn't waste votes on wild-cards (10/08)
Indian Country can have a say in the matter, but only if each and every eligible voter in the reservation and off-reservation communities takes the time to register and vote.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Mining plan energizes Native voters in Wisconsin (10/08)
There may be no tribe in the country that understands the significance of voting more than the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Politics
University hosts debate for North Dakota tribe's chairman race (10/07)
Mark Fox and Damon Williams have expressed differing views about the growth of the energy industry on the reservation.

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