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Two candidates. Two victory speeches. But only one of them will end up going to Congress.
It’s an excellent time to refocus our attention on the Indigenous origins of democracy in this country.
Tribal members are doing the dirty work and not being compensated, rewarded or acknowledged.
Vine Deloria, Jr., the Native author, theologian, historian, and activist, was a star of his time.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema or Republican Martha McSally? Voters still don't know the outcome of a key U.S. Senate race.
The South Selkirk Mountains caribou herd is down to just six animals.
The Ho-Chunk Nation's off-reservation casino is finally moving forward in a more politically-friendly environment in Wisconsin.
A 32-year-old Lakota woman suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten in South Dakota.
One of the first Native women elected to Congress is calling for a national probe into missing and murdered indigenous women.
At Cherokee Nation we are adamant about honoring and paying respects to those who have fought for the liberties we enjoy every day and hold so dear.
Construction is underway on a new wing at the Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home.
According to one of my Cheyenne relatives, there are many 'bad bear' stories in our history.
It looks like Yvette Herrell, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, won't be joining two other Native women in Congress.
Activists and citizens are seeking action about unsolved deaths in a tiny town near the Pine Ridge Reservation.
"Dawnland" shows how the state of Maine is confronting its harmful legacy.
We often assume age and experience matter most when it comes to making wise decisions, or in understanding how the world actually operates.
The Senate race between Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally remained too close to call. But results from Arizona are expected soon.
The non-Native hold on power in San Juan County, Utah, has finally come to an end.
At age 33, Julian Bear Runner was the youngest candidate for president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Mark Fox has won re-election as the leader of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.
A local artist who claims Cherokee ancestry is accusing the Cherokee Nation of acting in a 'non-Indian' way.
In just two years, the Quapaw Tribe could be opening a casino named in honor of a chief who was laid to rest in Arkansas.
Sharice Davids in Kansas and Deb Haaland in New Mexico became the first Native women elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
The power of the Native vote is on display as a vulnerable Democrat survived a near-fatal blow in the heart of Trump country.
Republican Kevin Stitt came through in Oklahoma while Democrat Paulette Jordan fell short in Idaho.
Peggy Flanagan, a citizen of the White Earth Nation, will be the first Native lieutenant governor of Minnesota.
The Navajo Nation has gone through another unusual election cycle.
After spending nearly $6 million on a ballot initiative, two tribes based in Oklahoma have emerged victorious in Arkansas.
Election Day is finally here and Native candidates across the nation are hoping to secure victory at the polls in what has become a landmark year for the Native vote.
It cost nearly $25 million but the Seminole Tribe has emerged victorious with its campaign to limit non-Indian gaming in Florida.
The Omaha Tribe is defending its decision to remove dually-enrolled citizens from the rolls.
In what is being called the Year of the Woman, more and more women are running for public office.
Debra Call, a Democrat, fears the lives of Native citizens in Alaska will be put at risk if her Republican opponent wins on November 6.
Heidi Heitkamp, Democrat from North Dakota, stands up for Native American women.
My grandfather's vote would have mattered. My vote matters. Your vote matters.
We believe it is high time to open the doors of the court houses in South Dakota to be inclusive of the Native Americans.
There are a hundred-plus Native American candidates running for office. More than half are women.
A caravan of immigrants from Central America has been President Trump's topic of choice as the election approaches.
"This good man reached out to the Ute Tribe, on his own, to return this land to us," Chairman Luke Duncan said of the exchange.
Rodney Butler will serve another term as chairman of the Connecticut-based tribe.
The independent federal agency that oversees the $32 billion tribal casino industry is one of the best places to work in government.
The Wilton Rancheria is getting closer to its goal of self-sufficiency.
The Seminole Tribe has made a big bet on Election Day in order to protect its gaming enterprise.
Tribes shared nearly $27 million in gaming revenues with the state of Arizona in what was the seventh consecutive quarter of growth.
The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is the latest to comply with the Violence Against Women Act, which recognizes the 'inherent' authority of tribes.
Some tribes are big spenders when it comes to asserting their political interests.
Gaming continues to generate benefits for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
"This casino doesn't define who we are as a tribe," Ponca Chairman Larry Wright Jr. said. "But what it does symbolize is our sovereignty."
Citizens of the Crow Tribe are mobilizing after their leader endorsed Republican Matt Rosendale in a closely-watched Senate race.
Energy development revenues in Indian Country topped $1 billion for the first time in four years.
Food sovereignty efforts continue to advance in Indian Country.
I believe it is imperative that we free ourselves of this long-standing, unmerited tyranny.
The Havasupai Tribe and environmental advocates will be able to challenge an existing uranium mine near the Grand Canyon.
A tribal lobbying scandal during the George W. Bush era led to criminal indictments. It looks like another one is brewing in the nation's capital.
Two tribes remain locked in a long-running battle over gaming in Oregon.
Minnesota voters are considering three Native candidates from three different political parties in this election.
Maggie Ross is among the record numbers of Native women who are seeking a voice in the political system.
Lifting even one Cherokee student can have far-reaching effects.
Sensible, accurate, positive terms, especially when it comes to our identity, are a must.
A coal-fired power plant that has supplied jobs to thousands of tribal citizens is slated for closure.
Native voters are continuing to fight the state of North Dakota's restrictive voter identification law.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is denying any wrongdoing after news of a possible criminal inquiry surfaced in the media.
The Cherokee Nation and the Quapaw Tribe will soon find out whether voters in Arkansas will approve their gaming campaign.
"My First Amendment right was violated," Chairman JoDe Goudy told Indianz.Com after he was barred from the nation's highest court.
Federal Indian law traces back to a religious doctrine that treats indigenous peoples as inferior, as "heathens" and "infidels."
It has been extremely challenging to get information from the leaderless Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
There are a lot of reasons for Native voters to get the polls in Alaska, Idaho, Montana and Washington.
After an eleventh-hour decision that could disqualify many Native American voters, tribal governments find their own solutions.
One of President Trump's court nominees tried to dispel concerns about his record on tribal law, saying his previous work did not reflect how he would rule as a judge.
As Americans across the country head to the polls, more is at stake than a vote against President Trump.
Democrats have had many opportunities to be true allies to indigenous people. Instead, they have saved their anger for when it suited their needs.
Using the term "Indigenous" moves Canada in the direction of the spirit of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Leaders of the Yakama Nation are asking for Indian Country's support as the Supreme Court hears its first tribal case..
2 Crow citizens upset after chairman aligns tribe with Republicans
3 Democracy Now: Deb Haaland promises action on missing and murdered sisters
4 Only one state makes history with election of first Native governor
5 Kiowa citizen Pascal Cleatus Poolaw considered most decorated Indian soldier
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President Trump wants to end “birthright citizenship” in the United States for those born to parents who are not citizens. Making such a change would likely require changing the U.S. Constitution. There are parallels for Native Americans. Each tribe has its own requirements for citizenship, and not all of them fall into the category of birthright. Being a citizen of a nation comes with privileges as well as responsibilities. What does it mean to be a citizen of your tribe?
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