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OJ and Barb Semans: Indigenous people of this country understand suffering (November 27, 2023)Since Columbus arrived in 1492, we have been struggling to protect our communities, our way of life and Mother Earth.
Former Navajo Nation president Jonathan Nez launches bid for Congress (October 16, 2023)Jonathan Nez, a former president of the Navajo Nation, is running for Congress in one of the most Native-populated districts in the United States.
Few states make the grade when it comes to tribal inclusion in voting maps (October 12, 2023)Tribes must be included “from the very beginning” of the redistricting process in order to ensure American Indian and Alaska Native voices are heard at the polls.
President Biden issues another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 9, 2023)President Joe Biden has another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the third of his administration.
Spouse of Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) passes away in plane accident (September 13, 2023)The spouse of Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska), the first Alaska Native to serve in the U.S. Congress, died in a plane accident in the couple’s home state of Alaska.
Native America Calling: Do stereotypes influence policy? (January 19, 2023)Native America Calling looks at the continuing verbal, legal, and legislative affronts to tribal sovereignty based on outdated, stereotypical and uninformed perspectives.
Republicans take power on day of ‘chaos’ on Capitol Hill (January 3, 2023)The 118th Congress began in a most unusual fashion as Republicans descended into what one Democrat derided as “chaos” in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Montana Free Press: Republican complains of ‘handouts’ to Native voters (January 2, 2023)A Republican aide with political aspirations questioned whether members of tribes living on reservations should be able to vote in state elections.
Native lawmaker Yvette Herrell loses re-election bid in Congress (November 11, 2022)The Native contingent in the U.S. House of Representatives will be down by one come the next session of the U.S. Congress.
Native America Calling: The morning after the midterm elections (November 9, 2022)There’s a lot at stake for Native voters and there is potential for historic outcomes at the polls this November.
Markwayne Mullin becomes first Native U.S. Senator in nearly two decades (November 8, 2022)Markwayne Mullin has made history as the first tribal citizen to win election to the U.S. Senate in nearly two decades.
Native America Calling: Oklahoma—are you OK? (November 3, 2022)So what’s going on in Oklahoma, once known as Indian Territory?
Native man fired over photo with Republican governor (October 31, 2022)In a photo that went viral, Stefen Monteau was seen making an obscene gesture next Gov. Kristi Noem (R), who is running for re-election.
Native America Calling: Media literacy: the election version (October 25, 2022)As the midterm election nears, information is moving at light speed and so much of it is exaggerated, misleading, and even false.
Chuck Hoskin: Tribal sovereignty at stake in upcoming election (October 17, 2022)This election is one of the most important elections that we have faced as Native Americans in the state of Oklahoma.
Native America Calling: Native ballot outlook (October 13, 2022)Native candidates have a lot at stake coming up in the midterm elections.
Montana Free Press: Native voters win ruling blocking new election laws (October 3, 2022)Tribal nations and Native voters are part of a coalition that went to court to block three election laws.
‘Just a terrific week’: Native women break new ground in nation’s capital (September 15, 2022)It’s been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government.
‘It is a GOOD DAY’: Alaska Native woman makes history at the polls (September 1, 2022)Mary Peltola is making history as the first Alaska Native to serve in the U.S. Congress following a special — and unique — election in which the Democratic candidate defeated two Republicans.
Native America Calling: New challenges for Native voters (September 1, 2022)Join the conversation on Native America Calling to get a rundown of the evolving landscape of voter restrictions that affect Native people at the polls.
Montana Free Press: Native voters battle ballot restrictions in court (August 16, 2022)A Native voting rights lawsuit led by Western Native Voice and four tribal governments is underway in Montana.
Secretary Haaland: Native voters poised to make a difference (July 22, 2022)Participating in governing is a time honored and sacred tradition in our Indigenous communities.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation stands up for sovereignty (June 6, 2022)Please vote like the future of Cherokee Nation depends on it.
‘Auntie Deb’ discusses representation at SXSW conference (March 17, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, discussed equity and inclusion at the SXSW conference.
Leader of Navajo Nation Washington Office bids farewell (March 15, 2022)Santee Lewis, the executive director of the Navajo Nation Washington Office, announced her departure after three years on the job.
Navajo Nation leader launches Republican bid for Congress (March 2, 2022)Myron Lizer, the often controversial vice president of the Navajo Nation who recently declared his ‘love’ for Donald Trump, is running for U.S. Congress.
Native America Calling: Native voters face new hurdles (February 28, 2022)Wisconsin is the latest state to pass a slate of new voting laws that put up barriers for many voters, including Native ones.
Montana Free Press: Western Native Voice takes up voting rights (February 17, 2022)Digital kiosks and legal arguments are one Native nonprofit’s answer to Montana’s new election laws.
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