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Las Vegas Paiute Tribe rejected 'gift' from NFL team's foundation (08/29)
The Original Americans Foundation wanted to buy the tribe a van.

Once rival factions of Chukchansi Tribe agree to 2015 election (08/27)
Once rival factions of the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians agreed to hold an election next year but another group is disputing the plan.

Three brothers on the ballot for Passamaquoddy Tribe election (08/27)
Billy Nicholas is running for chief and brother Leslie is running for vice chief. Another brother, Alex, is seeking a seat on the council.

Navajo voters oust incumbent president Ben Shelly in primary (08/27)
Joe Shirley Jr., a former two-term president, will face Chris Deschene, a former state lawmaker from Arizona.

Jodi Lee Spotted Bear: Supporting Native language immersion (08/26)
Native journalist Jodi Lee Spotted Bear calls for passage of the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act.

Rival factions unite in takeover attempt within Chukchansi Tribe (08/26)
Another day, another leadership drama within the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California.

Darlene Miller seeks to be first female Seneca Nation president (08/26)
Miller is a tribal council member and is former director of the Seneca Nation Health Systems.

Heather Kendall-Miller: GOP candidate a threat to Native rights (08/26)
Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s record is clear: he is a staunch opponent of Native rights.

Navajo voters to narrow field of 17 candidates for president's job (08/25)
Voters of the Navajo Nation go to the polls tomorrow to narrow the field for the job of president.

Al Jazeera: State struggles with Native language voting material (08/19)
Al Jazeera reports on the latest developments in Toyukuk v. Treadwell, a voting rights case that seeks to ensure the state of Alaska provides election materials in Native languages.

US House candidate John Lewis proud of Warm Springs heritage (08/18)
John Lewis, the Democratic candidate for Montana's sole U.S. House seat, talked about his tribal heritage at a campaign stop on the Crow Reservation.

Native Sun News: GOP candidate rejects Senate debate at UTTC (08/18)
The long-awaited debate that will be held at the Rapid City Campus of the United Tribes Technical College has reached its final lineup.

Oneida Nation swears in women to four top leadership positions (08/15)
Women hold six seats on the council, including the chair, vice chair, treasurer and secretary positions.

Cow Creek Band gives to Democratic and Republican candidates (08/15)
The tribe donated $50,000 to Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) and $10,000 to state Rep. Dennis Richardson (R).

Navajo Nation lawmaker seeks to reopen talks over surplus land (08/15)
Leaders of the Navajo Nation and Zuni Pueblo have been sparring for years about the division of the land.

Editorial: Virginia governor fumbles on NFL team's racist mascot (08/14)
The Washington Post takes Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) to task for refusing to condemn the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Rosanna Deerchild: Mayoral candidate dismisses wife's racism (08/13)
Rosanna Deerchild responds to the controversy over racist comments made by the wife of mayoral candidate Gord Steeves.

Mark Trahant: Cure the US deficit by spending more money now (08/13)
Of course, the easiest way to balance the budget is to press ahead with health care reform.

Mayoral candidate breaks silence on wife's 'drunken Natives' post (08/12)
Gord Steeves tries to explain why his wife lashed out against Native people in a posting on Facebook more than four years ago.

Federal judge won't intervene in Caddo Nation leadership dispute (08/12)
Brenda Shemayme Edwards continues to claim control of the tribe although opponents say they removed her through a recall petition.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation pays $9K fine for campaign donations (08/12)
The tribe acknowledged that its donations to an embattled state senator went over the legal limits.

Mayoral candidate's wife apologizes for 'drunken Natives' post (08/08)
The comments surfaced on the same day candidate Gord Steeves said he was going to put more resources into keeping inebriated people off the streets.

Chukchansi Tribe reportedly goes through leadership takeover (08/08)
Five council members, including the chairman, were suspended on ethics charges.

Tex Hall seeks another term as chairman of North Dakota tribe (08/08)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation will hold a primary in September and a general election in November.

Sen. John Walsh of Montana drops run amid plagiarism scandal (08/08)
Democrats will have to find a candidate to face Rep. Steve Daines, a Republican who has been reaching out to tribes.

Peter MacDonald: Code Talkers support language immersion bill (08/07)
The Navajo Code Talker Association Proudly endorses the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act

Second chief from Muscogee Nation charged for embezzlement (08/06)
Roger Dana Barnett is accused of stealing about $150,000 from the tribe.

Puyallup Tribe starts doctor residency program on reservation (08/06)
The tribe is taking advantage of a program in the Affordable Care Act that's due to expire next year.

Former Colville chair Joe Pakootas wins Democratic nomination (08/06)
Pakootas will face incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris, a Republican, in the general election.

Tule River Tribe pushing for approval of water reservoir project (08/06)
Congress has failed to act on a bill to authorize a water reservoir for the tribe.

Native Sun News: Senate candidates accept invitation to debate (08/06)
Native Sun News has teamed up with the United Tribes Technical College in Rapid City to host a senatorial debate.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe re-elects Anthony Reider as chair (08/05)
Tribal members also elected Gordon Jones as secretary over the incumbent.

Bill seeks referendum on term limits for Navajo Nation president (08/05)
The referendum won't affect the campaign of former two-term president Joe Shirley Jr.

Indian candidate denounces Ted Nugent during Wyoming trip (08/04)
Rocker calls himself the 'best friend' to Native Americans at a Tea Party rally.

Poarch Creeks sent $550K to Republican causes in Alabama (08/04)
The money was funneled through other groups to obscure the tribe's involvement.

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