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Presidential elections are a policy debate, so how about one that includes Native American voices?
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is drafting legislation to guarantee a job to every willing American.
An agency of the Russian government created fake accounts in order to promote Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton, according to a federal indictment.
Alaska Natives remain as divided as ever as Republicans revive one of the most controversial policy debates in history: drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Bernie Sanders is expected to introduce his version of health care reform, a plan he calls 'Medicare for all.'
Greg Gianforte allegedly assaulted a reporter as the closely-watched campaign in Montana came to a close.
The citizen of the Couchiching First Nation has been at the forefront of the battles against racist mascots and the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The trip highlights the importance of coal to the Crow people in Montana.
Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt has fought tribes on jurisdiction, sovereign immunity and taxation fronts.
Key Democrats in Congress are joining Indian Country in celebrating the historic decision to deny an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline but one lawmaker isn't on board.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been a vocal supporter of the water protectors.
'When anti-Indigenous politicians stir up non-Indigenous hate and anger, Indigenous leaders must respond with strong alternative views.'
This election Indian Country was like America. Perhaps only more so.
Young members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are turning the Dakota Access Pipeline into a presidential campaign issue.
A legal, regulatory and political push continues in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Robert Satiacum Jr. was a supporter of Bernie Sanders and isn't happy with his party's nominee.
The single best thing Hillary Clinton could do to connect with younger voters would be to visit the camps at Standing Rock, learn from what’s going on, and take a stand.
The Water Resources Development Act includes a slew of pro-tribal provisions but doesn't address the current crisis at Standing Rock.
The #NoDAPL fight continues on legal and political fronts even after the Obama administration put a crucial portion of the controversial project on hold.
Work on the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline remains on hold in North Dakota amid legal and regulatory hurdles.
The #NoDAPL movement is gaining some political muscle amid a fight in the courts and on the ground.
The American people are at some all-time lows in terms of trust and confidence in their own government.
The race is between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump -- Decency and Evil.
Native citizens warned of disaster should Republican rival Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
The roll call included some historic firsts -- Deb Haaland in traditional Pueblo dress and Shawn Bordeaux speaking the Lakota language.
Whether it was a hospitality tent hosted by the Cherokee Nation or meetings among American Indian and Alaska Native delegates, Democrats expressed pride in their prominent roles within the party.
The draft of the document includes the most expansive and detailed language to date regarding self-determination, land-into-trust, Native languages, sacred sites and other key concerns.
The country should redefine its relationship with its first people and fully-funding the promise of health care is an excellent place to start.
According to The Washington Post-ABC News poll, 51 percent supported Democrat Hillary Clinton while only 39 supported Republican Donald Trump.
Carlyle Begay, a Republican candidate for Congress, said tribes spent about 30 minutes with the real estate mogul.
If I feel the need to defend myself against accusations of implicit bias in my Trump coverage going forward, I'm going to cite the disclosures I'm about to make.
I’ve seen an evolution in how presidential candidates reach out to Indian Country.
If I were filthy rich, would I invest in trying to buy the government?
Native voters in South Dakota went for Bernie Sanders while their counterparts in New Mexico supported Hillary Clinton.
The announcement comes ahead of South Dakota's primary on June 7.
This country is apparently ready for a political revolution and it’s heading to The Light Side or The Dark Side, depending on your point of view.
There is probably no greater divide between Republicans and Democrats than on energy and climate issues.
Deborah Parker, a former vice chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes, was an early supporter of Bernie Sanders.
Chairman John Berrey said he's been a 'proud' Republican since 2002 but he won't be supporting Donald Trump.
Constrained by history, we are watching from the cheap seats as both parties splinter in a manner that would be no big deal in a parliamentary system but is a very big deal when there are only two parties and both of them are facing a revolt from below.
At the age of 85, I join my 28-year-old grandson who helped me draft this op-ed, in support of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.
Mother Nature provided the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign with perfect weather to stage two Lakota country rallies in South Dakota.
So what is a Republican candidate for Congress to do? Support Donald Trump and some of his nonsensical policies?
If real change is to ever come to Indian Country, it will not come packaged by the political elites who stand to benefit from the status-quo.
You have to give Bernie Sanders credit for elevating American Indian and Alaska Native issues.
I don’t think I’ve ever heard a politician even talk about Indians let alone include them in his race for President.
The Democratic presidential candidate earned an endorsement from John Yellow Bird Steele, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
The leader of the Department of Education will visit two schools on the reservation to learn more about issues affecting Indian students.
The Democratic presidential candidate is bringing his campaign to Indian Country again.
If Bernie does not win the nomination I would be in a battleground state working, except it will be for Hillary.
All across the United States Native American Tribes and their citizens are standing up to be counted as supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders for the next President of the United States.
Donald Trump is all but certain to clinch the GOP nomination. Hillary Clinton remains in the lead on the Democratic side.
As a Native person my education cured me of whatever belief I had left in the American political system.
The term 'off the reservation' arose in the late-1800s, when Native Peoples were confined to reservations and when the federal 'Civilization Regulations' criminalized everything that made Native Peoples Native.
Over the past four decades (did I really write that?) I have spent a lot of time on the question of endorsing candidates.
Democrat Hillary Clinton has all but secured her party's nomination while Republican Donald Trump is getting closer to his goal.
Bernie Sanders is the only candidate to address the issues of all Americans doing their part to help this country survive.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton continue to lead in delegate counts but their rivals aren't letting up.
Bernie Sanders could still win the day, but how many delegates will he earn?