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Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Mark Trahant: NCAI launches new campaign against racist mascot (12/17)
Nearly a year ago the National Congress of American Indians posted on YouTube the ad that could not afford to run.

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: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Lakota honor song wasn't out of place in Senate (11/20)
When some say the Senate was just following its rules when they removed Greg Grey Cloud after his honor song -- I suggest they look at the Senate's history.

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: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Prepare for more budget cuts with Republicans (11/12)
The amount of money spent on the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service and other programs, amounts to a tiny slice of federal spending.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Plenty reasons to sing about the Native vote (11/10)
There are two things you need to know about the Native American vote in 2014.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: What worked and didn't work in a tough election (11/06)
We won’t know the final tally for a month or so, but the Republicans picked up at least seven Senate seats, added to their majority in the House and did well in state houses.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native votes still count in our imperfect system (11/03)
Elections are imperfect. Native people should have far more say over our lives than we do.

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.

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