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Native Americans have been 'systematically denied access to fair representation' as a result of persistent barriers to voting.
Key lawmakers have described the Bureau of Indian Affairs as lacking 'leadership' and even being 'in complete disarray.'
President Barack Obama is reportedly close to announcing his pick for the nation's highest court.
Excitement has been building for the president's extended trip to Alaska, which will include a historic visit to a Native village in the Arctic.
The state issued emergency regulations to make it easier for Native families and tribes to join child welfare cases.
Julie Kitka, the president of the Alaska Federation of Natives, says Alaska Natives deserve the right to vote in their own languages.
It is time you meet with leaders of the Alaska Native community to be part of the solution on greater safety for Alaska Native women and children and equal rights at the ballot box.
Alaska Federation of Natives President Julie Kitka said she spoke to Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) about his use of an ethnic slur to describe Hispanic workers. In a radio interview...