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'Blatant discrimination': Native voters face barriers at ballot box
'Blatant discrimination': Native voters face barriers at ballot box (July 18, 2018)

Native Americans have been 'systematically denied access to fair representation' as a result of persistent barriers to voting.


'Shake it up': Bureau of Indian Affairs undergoes change in the Trump era
'Shake it up': Bureau of Indian Affairs undergoes change in the Trump era (July 10, 2018)

Key lawmakers have described the Bureau of Indian Affairs as lacking 'leadership' and even being 'in complete disarray.'


Alaska Natives seek fair consideration of Supreme Court nominee
Alaska Natives seek fair consideration of Supreme Court nominee (March 14, 2016)

President Barack Obama is reportedly close to announcing his pick for the nation's highest court.


President Obama restores Alaska Native name of highest peak
President Obama restores Alaska Native name of highest peak (August 31, 2015)

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.


Alaska to make changes to Indian Child Welfare Act procedures
Alaska to make changes to Indian Child Welfare Act procedures (April 16, 2015)

The state issued emergency regulations to make it easier for Native families and tribes to join child welfare cases.


Julie Kitka: Alaska must protect voting rights of Native people
Julie Kitka: Alaska must protect voting rights of Native people (June 12, 2014)

Julie Kitka, the president of the Alaska Federation of Natives, says Alaska Natives deserve the right to vote in their own languages.


Julie Kitka: Engage Alaska Natives on safety and voting rights
Julie Kitka: Engage Alaska Natives on safety and voting rights (August 22, 2013)

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.


AFN president talked to Rep. Young about use of ethnic slur
AFN president talked to Rep. Young about use of ethnic slur (April 3, 2013)

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...