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Native women are paid only 57 percent of what White men make
Native women are paid only 57 percent of what White men make (September 23, 2019)

Today, we acknowledge the role that the wage gap plays in the many forms of centuries-long oppression of Native American Women.


Cronkite News: Attention finally being paid to missing and murdered sisters
Cronkite News: Attention finally being paid to missing and murdered sisters (March 6, 2019)

One day they were there and the next they weren’t. No one talked about the Native women and girls who simply disappeared.


Mark Trahant: Three fights ahead for the Native vote in United States and Canada
Mark Trahant: Three fights ahead for the Native vote in United States and Canada (September 18, 2017)

A climate tax, a Senate seat, and the revival of a Canadian political party are three fights ahead for the #NativeVote in 2018.


Mark Trahant: Two Native candidates fall short in Arizona primary
Mark Trahant: Two Native candidates fall short in Arizona primary (August 31, 2016)

Victoria Steele, Seneca, and Shawn Redd, Navajo, are out of the running for seats in the U.S. Congress.


Mark Trahant: Native candidates face voters in Arizona primary
Mark Trahant: Native candidates face voters in Arizona primary (August 26, 2016)

The Arizona primary election is Tuesday and there are all sorts of implications for Indian Country.


Mark Trahant: It's make or break for Native candidates for Congress
Mark Trahant: It's make or break for Native candidates for Congress (August 2, 2016)

August begins with eight Native American candidates for the U.S. House and Senate.


Mark Trahant: Donald Trump brings good news to Native candidates
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump brings good news to Native candidates (May 9, 2016)

Let’s start with an understatement: Donald Trump is not the usual Republican Party nominee for president.


Mark Trahant: Investing in our Native candidates for US Congress
Mark Trahant: Investing in our Native candidates for US Congress (April 19, 2016)

Let’s measure how American Indians and Alaska Natives are investing in our our candidates, in our future, in ourselves.


Mark Trahant: Native candidate in Arizona wins key endorsement
Mark Trahant: Native candidate in Arizona wins key endorsement (February 17, 2016)

Victoria Steele, who is a Seneca, is seeking the Democratic nomination for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.


Mark Trahant: Native voters are the true outsiders in any election
Mark Trahant: Native voters are the true outsiders in any election (February 12, 2016)

There has never been an election with more opportunity for Indian Country. Why? Because we are the ultimate outsiders.


Mark Trahant: Native candidates fall behind in the big money wars
Mark Trahant: Native candidates fall behind in the big money wars (February 9, 2016)

Native Americans make up .37 percent of Congress (that’s about one-third of one percent) compared to about 2 percent of the country’s population as a whole.


Mark Trahant: Native Congressional candidates gain some steam
Mark Trahant: Native Congressional candidates gain some steam (January 29, 2016)

Montana’s Denise Juneau has raised more than a quarter of a million dollars in eight weeks in her bid to represent the state in Congress.