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Senate joins House in approving $1.1T appropriations measure (12/15)
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service and $139 million for the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
House passes $1.1T omnibus appropriations bill by narrow vote (12/12)
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Congress sinks the boat unless we rock the boat (12/12)
If this is the best government can do, maybe shutting it down is not such a terrible plan.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate expected to approve defense bill for mine on sacred lands (12/08)
The 1,648-page package contains numerous provisions that have nothing to do with defense or the military.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Vice President Biden calls for inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (12/04)
Alaska tribes are excluded from provisions in the Violence Against Women Act that recognize tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux man upsets Senate with song (12/04)
In the wake of a recent Native American coup in Congress over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline proposal, Sen. John Thune threatened a Republican Party backlash next year.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Sen. Mark Begich: Moving forward for the first people of Alaska (11/20)
Outgoing Senator: When Alaska Natives thrive, all of Alaska reaps the rewards.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Republicans hold up action on Alaska tribal jurisdiction measure (11/19)
Sen. Mark Begich (D) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) have drafted a new version in hopes of getting the bill passed before the end of the 113th Congress.

Filed Under: Education | Health | Politics
Audio: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on child trauma (11/19)
The hearing was the last of the 113th Congress and the last under Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), who served as chairman for less than a year.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Crow Creek Sioux man arrested as Senate rejects Keystone bill (11/19)
Greg Grey Cloud, who was wearing a headdress, started singing loudly and was forcefully removed from the Senate gallery.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Keep the politicians out of immigration reform debate (11/18)
Calling for a new approach to immigration reform.

Filed Under: Politics
Ticket with Native candidate secures governor's office in Alaska (11/17)
Byron Mallott, who is Tlingit, will become lieutenant governor.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Rosebud Sioux Tribe slams House vote on Keystone XL Pipeline (11/17)
Rosebud President Cyril Scott said approval of the controversial project was an 'act of war against our people.'

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama dismisses claimed benefits from Keystone XL Pipeline (11/14)
The president said the controversial project won't create as many jobs or lead to lower energy costs, as supporters have claimed.

Filed Under: Politics
Ticket with Native candidate continues preparation in Alaska (11/13)
Ana Hoffman, an Alaska Native corporation executive, is co-chair of the bipartisan transition team for the governor's office.

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Republican Dan Sullivan claims victory in Alaska Senate race (11/13)
Sen. Mark Begich (D) has refused to concede and participated in a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing yesterday.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
House heads for vote on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (11/13)
The Senate could take action next week as the bill turns into an issue in the run-off race for the Senate seat in energy-friendly Louisiana.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Editorial: Lumbee Tribe's road to recognition gets steeper (11/12)
Newspaper doesn't think the tribe will have much of a shot at federal recognition with Republicans in power.

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: Environment | National | Politics
Republican lawmakers vow to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (11/11)
President Barack Obama might not be opposed to a Keystone bill, The New York Times reported.

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