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October 25, 2010
GOP who criticized Alaska Native corporations shows up at AFN
Joe Miller, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, attended the Alaska Federation of Natives convention last week after accusing Alaska Native corporations of trying to "buy" the election. Miller...

Democratic hopeful suggests racism behind subsistence battle
Ethan Berkowitz, the Democratic nominee for governor of Alaska, said racism might be behind the state government's longtime fight over Native subsistence rights. During a debate at the Alaska Federation...

Opinion: An apology to Alaska Native victims of church's abuse
"I just returned from the Alaskan Federation of Natives Convention in Fairbanks. I joined my brother bishops, Anchorage Archbishop Roger Schwietz and Fairbanks Bishop Donald Kettler in being a part...

Mark Trahant: Don't overlook Native vote in the 2010 elections
"The election is nearly a week away and predictions are cheaper than a cup of bad coffee. “We see good news for Republicans,” says The New York Times in its...

Lisa Snell: In northern California hills with Sacheen Littlefeather
"I waited for her in front of the supermarket when she drove up in her little compact car. She quickly parked and got out, looking for me. “Walk on by,”...

Echo Hawk names Alaska Native woman to policy adviser post
Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, named Elizabeth “Saagulik” Hensley as a policy adviser in Washington, D.C. Hensley, an attorney, will advise...

Alaska Native corporation named in sexual harassment lawsuit
Calista Corp. has been added as a defendant in a sexual harassment lawsuit. Emily Davenport, 28, served as president of a Calista subsidiary. She claims former CEO Matthew Nicolai, 57,...

Oglala Sioux man runs as independent for South Dakota Senate
Anthony Valella, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is running as an indepdent for the South Dakota Senate. Valella wants to represent District 35, which includes Rapid City....

Rep. Herseth Sandlin questions complaint on reservation feeds
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-South Dakota) says no one questioned ties between food and voting until it happened on reservations. Herseth Sandlin attended Democratic rallies on the Pine Ridge Reservation,...

Column: Fort Gibson represents the disaster of the Trail of Tears
"One of the disasters in our handling of the American Indians was the Trail of Tears, during which 46,000 members of the Five Civilized Tribes, which included the Cherokee, Creek...

Kiowa woman hopes to unseat Republican for Oklahoma House
Maya Torralba, a member of the Kiowa Tribe, is running for the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Torralba, a Democrat, wants to represent House District 56, which is home to...

Candidates for Seneca Nation president make pitch before vote
Members of the Seneca Nation of New York will go to the polls on November 2 to choose a new president. Robert Odawi Porter, 47, and Maurice A. John Sr.,...

Osage Nation asks Supreme Court to review reservation status
The Osage Nation of Oklahoma has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its reservation status case. The tribe's petition was filed on October 22. It seeks the reversal of...

US Attorney in Montana develops crime unit for Indian Country
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Montana has created an Indian Country Crime Unit. Six prosecutors will run the unit. They will focus on enhancing communication with tribes, provide more training...

Editorial: Stronger safeguards needed for offshore development
"The six-month anniversary of the BP oil spill passed quietly last week. The well has been capped, and commerce in the Gulf of Mexico is slowly reviving. Much important work...

Judge backs Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation in voting rights dispute
A federal judge ordered Benson County in North Dakota to open polling sites on the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation. Judge Ralph Erickson said there was no evidence the county intentionally...

NPR: 'Yellow Dirt' examines history of uranium at Navajo Nation
"In her book Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed, former Los Angeles Times reporter Judy Pasternak documents the toxic legacy of uranium mining...

Letter: Outrage against poor 'health care' for Native Americans
"In regard to the happenings at Fort Yuma Health Services, I just have to wonder how this could happen in this day and age? A hospital where the staff members...

Blog: Tribal issues front and center during journalist conference
"A drive from Portland’s emerald green landscape took me into the Columbia River Gorge and the reds, golds and browns of autumn in eastern Oregon and Washington, through the panhandle...

Opinion: 'Chief Illiniwek' a symbol that symbolizes nothing at all
"Trivia question: what do you call a person who fights tooth and nail for a symbol that symbolizes nothing? Answer: a terribly confused person. Next Dance will be hosted...

Tim Giago: More to the Aquash murder case than meets the eye
The law can be complex, just, frustrating, hurtful, and sometimes, unfair. A motion filed by South Dakota Attorney Dana L. Hanna to quash a subpoena that would force recently acquitted...

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