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With a growing number of communities celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, another Democratic presidential candidate announced plans to improve the government's relationship with the first Americans.
Under no circumstances does any actual progressive get anywhere near the Oval Office.
The final afternoon of the historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum featured presentations from five Democratic candidates for president.
From freeing Indian activist Leonard Peltier to improving Indian health care, the 2020 candidates for president didn't run from the difficult issues at the historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.
Bernie Sanders, the U.S. Senator from Vermont, discussed his Indian Country platform with tribal leaders and tribal citizens.
History is being made as 11 candidates for president in 2020 are taking part in a forum focused solely on the concerns of Native Americans.
The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum is the first of the 2020 cycle to focus on Indian Country's issues.
With a prominent Indian Country figure as a supporter, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is promising major changes in the federal-tribal relationship.
I imagine how much Frank LaMere would enjoy participating in his own presidential forum next week in Iowa.
The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum continues to grow as more Democratic candidates reach out to Native voters early in the 2020 election cycle.
As the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates hit the stage for their second round of debates, some of the hopefuls are sitting down with tribal leaders.
The 2020 Democratic presidential field is a crowded one. Some candidates are distinguishing themselves in Indian Country.
When all you do is pitch to your base, it turns out no one else has much to gain by playing ball with you.
Two of the top oil and gas producing states are also the leaders in renewable power.
It doesn’t take modern sensibilities to recognize that the Seventh Cavalry committed atrocities at Wounded Knee.
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.