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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.
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.
The Alaska issue gained renewed focus after Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the White House Tribal Nations Conference last week.
The 1,648-page defense bill includes land deals for Olgoonik Corporation and Sealaska.
Alaska tribes are excluded from provisions in the Violence Against Women Act that recognize tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.
Outgoing Senator: When Alaska Natives thrive, all of Alaska reaps the rewards.
Sen. Mark Begich (D) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) have drafted a new version in hopes of getting the bill passed before the end of the 113th Congress.
The hearing was the last of the 113th Congress and the last under Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), who served as chairman for less than a year.
Greg Grey Cloud, who was wearing a headdress, started singing loudly and was forcefully removed from the Senate gallery.
Sen. Mark Begich (D) has refused to concede and participated in a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing yesterday.
The incumbent Democrat is still behind by more than 8,000 votes and one ally doesn't believe he won't make a comeback.
Less than 4 percentage points separate the incumbent Democrat from Republican Dan Sullivan.
Why Senator Mark Begich and the Bill Walker/Byron Mallott ticket deserve votes from rural Alaska.
I am proud to say Tlingit Haida Central Council and I personally have endorsed Senator Mark Begich and wish to see him re-elected to the Senate.
Alaska is a case in point where misleading ads about character are common.
Alaska Natives for Begich passes out that all important swag at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention. But even more important: The list of early voting locations across the...
The chairman of the Sitka Tribe, says Republican Dan Sullivan has trampled on Alaska Native rights.
Hotly-contested races in Alaska and South Dakota could come down to the Native vote.
The United Tribes of Bristol Bay support the re-election of Sen. Mark Begich (D).
My mother was Katie John. Her name has become symbolic across the state of Alaska for her life-long legal battle to protect traditional rights.
We have decided as Alaska Native women to respond to Heather Kendall-Miller and Lloyd Miller’s egregious op-ed about Dan Sullivan and Sen. Mark Begich.
Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s record is clear: he is a staunch opponent of Native rights.
So far, the agency has paid $449 million to settle long-running disputes over self-determination contracts.
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) explains why he's introducing legislation to ensure tribes receive full contract support costs for their self-determination contracts.
SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium was underpaid on contracts from 1999 to 2013.
The tribe wants 124 acres placed in trust for a housing project, a cultural center and other purposes.
Letter prompts harsh rebuke from Sen. Mark Begich of Alaska.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is accepting public comments on a rule that would include Alaska tribes in the land-into-trust process.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate introduced a bill to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
The National Congress of American Indians continued its winter session on Tuesday.
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) calls on President Barack Obama to make back payments to tribes for contract support costs in self-determination agreements.
Alaska Native rights advocates say they are disappointed in the bill Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) introduced Aug. 1, for equal protection of indigenous family members under the recently approved Violence Against Women Act.
Alaska tribes should be treated equally in the land-into-trust process, Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) said in a press release. In a March 31 decision, Judge Rudolph Contreras said Alaska tribes...
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) voted against expanded background checks for gun sales but President Barack Obama won't be retaliating against them, The New York Times...
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has put the selection of a new regional director for Alaska on hold amid complaints from Alaska tribes and members of the state's Congressional delegation.
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) says politicians in his state are trying to make it harder for Alaska Natives to vote. Alaska Natives represent 16 percent of the state population. They...
Residents and leaders of the Alaska Native village of King Cove met with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar this morning to discuss a road they say will ensure their health and...
The International Whaling Commission has renewed hunting quotas for Alaska Natives. Alaska Natives will be able to land as many as 336 bowhead whales from 2013 to 2018. The extension...
"After the season's first frost but before the first heavy snowfall, the event that brings Alaskans from communities in our state's farthest corners to the heart of downtown Anchorage is...