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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The Native vote could decide the 2014 election (10/31)
If there ever was an election that was ideal for American Indians and Alaska Natives to determine the outcome, it’s 2014.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native voters must be prepared on election day (10/30)
It’s one thing to ask people to vote. It’s another to make sure we can vote.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Senate race is a real test of Native policy (10/29)
Alaska is a case in point where misleading ads about character are common.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Federation of Natives endorses candidates (10/27)
Alaska Natives for Begich passes out that all important swag at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention. But even more important: The list of early voting locations across the...

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives ready for conference and election (10/21)
No one thinks of AFN as a small group these days.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Races come down to turnout in three key states (10/20)
In 2014 these are my three elections to watch: Alaska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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: 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: 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
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: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Indian health system is on the ballot this election (10/06)
Even in Indian Country. If you look at funding prospects for the Indian health systems, then the Affordable Care Act is the only route that leads to more funding.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: A lot stake for Native voters in Montana this year (10/02)
Montanans have long recognized the importance of the Native vote.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Indian vote could bring a surprise in South Dakota (09/29)
It’s now forty days until Election Day, but if you add up all the polls then this campaign die is already cast.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Take the Native Vote challenge this election cycle (09/24)
The Native Vote Challenge begins today. You already know the drill.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Huge crowd turns out for People's Climate March (09/22)
So if people understand the implications of global warming and climate change, do politicians?

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics | World
Mark Trahant: Is independence in the future for tribal nations? (09/17)
What’s the difference in the self-rule of Scotland to that of Hawaii? Or Alaska? Or Nunavut? Or even Navajo?

Filed Under: Law | National
NMAI hosts symposium on treaties to coincide with new exhibit (09/16)
The agenda includes Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, activist Suzan Shown Harjo and journalist Mark Trahant.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Ten reasons why every Native person should vote (09/15)
There are reasons to vote. Examples big and small that show how we can make a difference

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Affordable Care Act is worthy of debate in election (09/11)
Newsflash: Republicans hate the Affordable Care Act.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native voters bring element of surprise in election (09/10)
Sometimes the practice of journalism drives me crazy.

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