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Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's Republican convention is one big failure
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's Republican convention is one big failure (July 21, 2016)

Three explosive words: Vote your conscience.


Tribes in Connecticut sponsor cruise for Republican delegates
Tribes in Connecticut sponsor cruise for Republican delegates (July 21, 2016)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are wooing Democrats too.


Tribal lobbyist not buying Donald Trump's message of change
Tribal lobbyist not buying Donald Trump's message of change (July 21, 2016)

Michael Anderson on business as usual in Washington: 'The political and influence class is going on as before.'


Donald Trump officially named Republican presidential nominee
Donald Trump officially named Republican presidential nominee (July 20, 2016)

The Alaska delegation -- which includes at least one Native citizen -- erupted in anger after all of the state's votes were given to the real estate mogul.


Republican who goes against tribes credits 'civilization' to White people
Republican who goes against tribes credits 'civilization' to White people (July 19, 2016)

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) questioned whether non-Whites have contributed to advances in society.


Republicans unveil platform and project inclusion at convention
Republicans unveil platform and project inclusion at convention (July 19, 2016)

Republicans failed to offer any new policy goals for Indian Country, adopting a platform nearly identical to their 2012 effort.


Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's Republicans carry the banner for more coal
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's Republicans carry the banner for more coal (July 18, 2016)

Republican platforms often include statements on federal Indian policy and much of the party’s focus right now is on energy.


Democrats embrace tribal sovereignty in platform for convention
Democrats embrace tribal sovereignty in platform for convention (July 8, 2016)

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.


Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation slams Donald Trump for 'bigoted' attacks
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation slams Donald Trump for 'bigoted' attacks (July 7, 2016)

The real estate mogul's incendiary comments are extremely personal to members of the Connecticut tribe, whose ancestors survived wars, massacres and slavery.


Donald Trump rehashes 'Pocahontas' slur as Elizabeth Warren hits road for Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump rehashes 'Pocahontas' slur as Elizabeth Warren hits road for Hillary Clinton (June 28, 2016)

A supporter of the Republican presidential candidate believes a DNA test could settle the Indian ancestry matter.


Donald Trump fares poorly against Hillary Clinton in national poll
Donald Trump fares poorly against Hillary Clinton in national poll (June 27, 2016)

According to The Washington Post-ABC News poll, 51 percent supported Democrat Hillary Clinton while only 39 supported Republican Donald Trump.


Native voters split support as Hillary Clinton claims Democratic win
Native voters split support as Hillary Clinton claims Democratic win (June 8, 2016)

Native voters in South Dakota went for Bernie Sanders while their counterparts in New Mexico supported Hillary Clinton.


Tribal leaders in Great Plains welcome Hillary Clinton's experience
Tribal leaders in Great Plains welcome Hillary Clinton's experience (June 3, 2016)

Tribal leaders are embracing Hillary Clinton but rival Bernie Sanders has vowed to keep fighting until the Democratic convention in July.


Sen. Barrasso to chair platform committee for GOP convention
Sen. Barrasso to chair platform committee for GOP convention (May 25, 2016)

A face familiar to Indian Country has landed a key role in developing the platform for the Republican Party.


Chairman of Quapaw Tribe endorses Democrat Hillary Clinton
Chairman of Quapaw Tribe endorses Democrat Hillary Clinton (May 24, 2016)

Chairman John Berrey said he's been a 'proud' Republican since 2002 but he won't be supporting Donald Trump.


Democrat Bernie Sanders staying in race as last Republicans quit
Democrat Bernie Sanders staying in race as last Republicans quit (May 4, 2016)

Donald Trump is all but certain to clinch the GOP nomination. Hillary Clinton remains in the lead on the Democratic side.


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton moving closer to nominations
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton moving closer to nominations (April 27, 2016)

Democrat Hillary Clinton has all but secured her party's nomination while Republican Donald Trump is getting closer to his goal.


Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New York
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New York (April 20, 2016)

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton continue to lead in delegate counts but their rivals aren't letting up.