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Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe inaugurates new leadership (12/17)
New council members vow to ‘give a voice back to the people’ as they take office.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation's highest court dismisses challenge to candidate (12/17)
Russell Begaye called for the tribe to hold the delayed presidential election as soon as possible.

Filed Under: Politics
Southern Ute Tribe holds inauguration for chairman after run-off (12/16)
Clement Frost has served on the council for 35 years, including seven as chair.

Filed Under: Canada
Assembly of First Nations elects Perry Bellegarde as new leader (12/11)
The new chief said Canada won't be able to approve energy projects without the consent of First Nations.

Filed Under: Law
Five defendants change pleas in Berry Creek Rancheria dispute (12/05)
The charges stem from a dispute over the disenrollment policies of the Tyme Maidu Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Leaders of Chippewa Cree Tribe try to remove chairman again (12/02)
An outside attorney came all the way from Philadelphia to read a series of allegations against Chairman Ken St. Marks.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Appeal set in dispute over Navajo Nation presidential hopeful (11/26)
Yet another election dispute is headed to the Navajo Nation Supreme Court.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ben Shelly: There's a lot to be thankful for on the Navajo Nation (11/25)
It is a time of celebration and reflection on the sacrifices our ancestors made for us to be where we are today.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Complaint against Navajo Nation presidential hopeful dismissed (11/24)
It's looking like the election might be delayed to 2015.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Incoming Alaska governor opens doors to tribes (11/24)
Alaskans from across the state met on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage over the weekend to talk about the transition to a new governor’s administration.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Chippewa Cree Tribe swears in chairman more than a year later (11/24)
Ken St. Marks has supported a federal investigation into corruption on the reservation.

Filed Under: Politics
Little Traverse Bay Bands swear in interim leader after recall (11/21)
Chairman Fred Kiogima and Vice Chair Deb De Leon were voted out of office on Monday.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Blog: Play-by-play of election controversy on Navajo Nation (11/21)
Tribal members are still waiting to cast ballots and choose their next president.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
North Dakota tribe in negotiations for pipeline to curb flaring (11/21)
An energy company needs permission to cross 1.8 miles of the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Sen. Mark Begich: Moving forward for the first people of Alaska (11/20)
Outgoing Senator: When Alaska Natives thrive, all of Alaska reaps the rewards.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Republicans hold up action on Alaska tribal jurisdiction measure (11/19)
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.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Historic election in Alaska with Native candidate (11/19)
Alaska should be the model for Indian Country and state relations.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists push for change (11/19)
Local tribal activists were disappointed, but not surprised when the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council took no action on their request to schedule a tribal vote on proposed amendments to the constitution.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters of Dry Creek Band oust longtime chair Harvey Hopkins (11/18)
Chris Wright came in first in a field of three. Incumbent Harvey Hopkins came in last.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters send four Indian candiates to South Dakota Legislature (11/17)
Two are serving in the Senate and the other two are in the House.

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