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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Mark Trahant: Native village secures return of ancestral territory (05/26)
The return of ancestral territory to an Alaska Native village is historic because the idea of tribal lands in Alaska is growing in both importance and inevitability.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Indian Country finds success in diabetes fight (05/19)
Indian Country has long faced the epidemic of diabetes with rates 2.3 times greater than the general population.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Alaska tribes eye role in wildlife management (05/11)
For too many years the state has spent significant resources litigating against a tribal say instead of listening.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Budget plan means deep cuts for Indian programs (05/01)
Let’s be clear about this plan: It would require deep spending cuts in federal Indian programs.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Invest in our Native youth for long-term success (04/24)
Congress will have to actually appropriate the kind of dollars to make youth a priority. Not just a story, but a future that’s bolstered by real numbers.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Millions of Native Americans wait on health care (04/15)
The best case for Medicaid expansion in Alaska is being delivered by Valerie Davidson.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Fight for Indian health funding at critical juncture (04/08)
One of Indian Country’s most important debates about increasing funding for the Indian health system is occurring far from Congress in state legislatures across the country.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Leave oil in ground and address climate change (04/03)
Could we be nearing the moment to really address climate change? A quick answer is 'no.' Of course not.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives look 10,000 years into the future (03/27)
What will Alaska look like in 10,000 years? Who will be here? What will they do?

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: House budget plan isn't good for Indian Country (03/18)
Most of the cuts fall into 'domestic' spending and that’s the source of most of the federal dollars for Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Battle over federal spending is about to get ugly (03/16)
The money spent on American Indians and Alaska Natives is a tiny fraction, far less than one percent of the overall budget.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: A messy Congress might actually work for tribes (03/09)
When I was a young reporter the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho went through a crisis.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Beautiful trend emerges with power of Native vote (02/27)
The demographic shift that reflects Native voting power is only beginning.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska's unfinished business is tribal sovereignty (02/20)
Do Alaska Native tribes posses sovereignty? A simple question. And, in Indian Country, the answer is usually a quick 'yes.'

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Tribal colleges essential to develop economies (02/13)
Congress has recognized the importance and the value of tribal colleges.

Filed Under: Health | Health | Opinion | Opinion | Politics | Politics
Mark Trahant: Our national soap opera -- the Affordable Care Act (02/06)
The Affordable Care Act is like a national soap opera that should rivet any audience. Will the law survive?

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Obama administration steps up for environment (01/28)
This is the Climate Moment. A possible turning point.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Building the new digital economy in Indian Country (01/23)
We need a structure to prepare people for jobs that don’t yet exist.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Investing in future generations of our Native youth (01/16)
Indian Country is rarely mentioned during a presidential State of the Union. That’s too bad.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Four reasons why Keystone XL Pipeline is a goner (01/06)
The new Republican Congress has promised to expedite legislation to promote the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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