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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.


San Carlos Apache Tribe welcomes designation at sacred Oak Flat
San Carlos Apache Tribe welcomes designation at sacred Oak Flat (March 18, 2016)

The ceremonial and gathering site is on the National Register of Historic Places but the tribe says the fight to protect Oak Flat from a copper mine is far from over.


Democrat Bernie Sanders heads to Navajo Nation for town hall
Democrat Bernie Sanders heads to Navajo Nation for town hall (March 17, 2016)

The candidate has been paying a lot of attention to Arizona ahead of the presidential primary on March 22.


Mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona remains a hot political issue
Mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona remains a hot political issue (March 11, 2016)

What started off as a seemingly obscure battle has resulted in the conviction of a Republican lawmaker, a slew of belittling actions from another Republican, a major lobbying campaign in Indian Country and a cross-country, media-grabbing caravan to the U.S. Capitol.


Wife of Bernie Sanders slated to visit sacred Apache site in Arizona
Wife of Bernie Sanders slated to visit sacred Apache site in Arizona (March 8, 2016)

Jane Sanders will meet with the Apache Stronghold, a group started by Wendsler Nosie, Sr., a council member for the San Carlos Apache Tribe.


Stephen Fox: Bernie Sanders works to protect sacred Apache site
Stephen Fox: Bernie Sanders works to protect sacred Apache site (March 3, 2016)

Tribes nationwide and other Americans across the country deeply appreciate Senator Bernie Sanders’ efforts to protect tribal sacred land in Arizona from destruction by foreign-owned mining conglomerates.


Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC session
Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC session (February 25, 2016)

Reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act, tribes and marijuana and the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign were some of the highlights on the closing day of the NCAI winter meeting.


Bill in Senate repeals rider for mine at sacred Apache site
Bill in Senate repeals rider for mine at sacred Apache site (November 6, 2015)

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, introduced the Save Oak Flat Act.


Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (July 31, 2014)

There was little discussion on the bills as all were non-controversial.


Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets business meeting on bills
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets business meeting on bills (July 28, 2014)

Bills affect Native languages, land-into-trust for tribes in Montana, Nevada and Mexico and a governance issue for the Miami Nation of Oklahoma.