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Filed Under: Politics
Snoqualmie Tribe reports result of election for five council seats (05/22)
Voters returned three incumbents to the council and chose two others in the May 9 election.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe to hold election for chief and sub-chief (05/21)
The election board hasn't been able to release a list of candidates because criminal background checks are taking 'longer than anticipated.'

Filed Under: Politics
George Tiger seeks re-election as leader of Muscogee Nation (05/19)
The chief was facing a removal petition but opponents failed to gather enough signatures to order an impeachment hearing.

Filed Under: Politics | Recognition
Chief of Chickahominy Tribe eyes seat in Virginia Legislature (05/19)
Stephen Adkins is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 74th district in the Virginia House of Delegates.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Native caucus upset with Democrats in hot Senate campaign (05/19)
The California Democratic Party Native American Caucus has 'deep concerns' about Rep. Loretta Sanchez and Attorney General Kamala Harris.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Rep. Sanchez apologizes for insensitive remarks and gesture (05/18)
The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate suffers another stumble in her newly-announced campaign.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Blackfeet Nation rebuilds relationships after leadership spat (05/15)
The tribe now has a functioning council and is working to address pressing issues like sacred sites and water rights.

Filed Under: Politics
Winnebago Tribe removes four council members after scandal (05/14)
Almost every council member resigned or was forced out after an audit questioned their spending habits.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Paiute Tribe won't reinstate leader ousted for NFL team's gifts (05/14)
Gari Lafferty was removed after accepting a free trip to Washington, D.C., and other items of value from the Original Americans Foundation.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Vi Waln: Vote in school board election to help Lakota children (05/14)
As the end of another academic school year comes to a close, I want to address the importance of education.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Russell Begaye takes oath as new president of Navajo Nation (05/13)
It took longer than expected but the Navajo Nation finally has a new leadership team.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Mayoral hopeful denies being racist at debate in Rapid City (05/11)
Steve Allender, the former police chief, admitted that he made inappropriate comments on the job.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Red Cliff Band asks voters about legal marijuana and hemp (05/08)
The non-binding referendum asks about marijuana for medical and recreational purposes and hemp for industrial use.

Filed Under: National | Politics
GOP candidate compared jihadists to 'bad guys' in Westerns (05/08)
National Congress of Americans Indians President is criticizing Mike Huckabee's use of 'hurtful' stereotypes.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Mescalero Apache Nation holds liquor referendum on May 12 (05/06)
Members will determine whether to close the package liquor store, also known as the tribal bar.

Filed Under: Politics
Winnebago Tribe holds election to replace council members (05/06)
Three seats were open after longtime Chairman John Blackhawk and two others resigned in the wake of a spending scandal.

Filed Under: Politics
Eastern Cherokees to choose a new principal chief this year (05/06)
Chief Michell Hicks, who has served three terms, decided not to seek re-election, a decision that has opened the field to five candidates.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Incoming president of Navajo Nation prepares for inauguration (05/05)
Russell Begaye will be sworn into office in a ceremony in Fort Defiance, Arizona, on May 12.

Filed Under: National | Politics
GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements (05/05)
Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.

Filed Under: Politics
Oneida Nation makes first changes to constitution since 1969 (05/04)
Voters approved five amendments, including one that establishes an independent judiciary.

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