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Filed Under: Politics
Red Lake News: Tribe welcomes Sen. Tester and Sen. Franken (10/31)
October 19, 2014, found the Red Lake Tribal Council Headquarters a busy place as two U.S. Senators visited with tribal leaders about issues of concern to the Red Lake Nation.

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: Politics | Recognition
Tribes in North Carolina back Democrat Sen. Hagan in tight race (10/30)
Native Americans make up just 1.6 percent of the state population but their votes could prove crucial at the polls.

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: National | Politics
Senate candidates battle for Indian vote in South Dakota race (10/28)
Democrat Rick Weiland and independent Larry Pressler are campaigning heavily in Indian Country.

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: National | Politics
Alaska Federation of Natives ready to open annual convention (10/23)
Some 5,000 people are expected for the event and state politicians are all appearing in hopes of winning votes and endorsements.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Michael Baines: Senate candidate battles Alaska Native rights (10/23)
The chairman of the Sitka Tribe, says Republican Dan Sullivan has trampled on Alaska Native rights.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
SCIA to hold listening session at NCAI on Indian education bill (10/22)
The session takes place Tuesday, October 28, at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
FNDI urges passage for Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act (10/22)
The bill provides up to $17,500 in student loan forgiveness for members of federally-recognized tribes who teach at Bureau of Indian Education schools or at schools that serve Indian students.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Dustina Gill: Vote for Rick Weiland to protect our sacred waters (10/20)
Everyone in the Great Sioux Nation in South Dakota needs to say something on Tuesday, November 4, to stand up for our people.

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
Opinion: Politicians relying on Native voters in a close election (10/17)
Columnist for The New York Times looks at the power of the Native vote in this election cycle.

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: 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: 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: 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 | Trust
Shingle Springs Band acquires 40 acres in trust under new law (10/09)
The tribe thanked Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California) for getting the bill through the 113th Congress.

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