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Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Huge crowd turns out for People's Climate March (09/22)
So if people understand the implications of global warming and climate change, do politicians?

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: An independent candidate awakens 'Party' zombies (09/22)
When you register as an Independent in South Dakota you are made to feel as if you are from Iowa or Wyoming and you are trying to slip into this state to vote.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: US Senate candidates debate Native issues (09/18)
The only debate held in western South Dakota went off without a hitch with three candidates all vying for a crucial senate seat being left open by the retirement of longtime lawmaker Tim Johnson.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Appeal filed over Navajo language ability of presidential hopeful (09/17)
Critics say Chris Deschene does not speak fluent Navajo.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Tex Hall loses bid for another term as chair of North Dakota tribe (09/17)
The defeat came after the tribe released an investigative report that looked into Hall's dealings with energy companies on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics | World
Mark Trahant: Is independence in the future for tribal nations? (09/17)
What’s the difference in the self-rule of Scotland to that of Hawaii? Or Alaska? Or Nunavut? Or even Navajo?

Filed Under: Politics
Paskenta Band holds election aimed at resolving council dispute (09/15)
Tribal members voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new slate of leaders in hopes of ending an internal feud.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Ten reasons why every Native person should vote (09/15)
There are reasons to vote. Examples big and small that show how we can make a difference

Filed Under: National | Politics
Navajo Nation presidential candidate a target over fluency issue (09/11)
Chris Deschene acknowledges that he isn't as fluent as he'd like to be.

Filed Under: Politics
Fort Sill Apache Tribe contributes $1500 to Democratic candidate (09/10)
The tribe had to go to court when Republican officials in New Mexico refused to recognize its presence.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native voters bring element of surprise in election (09/10)
Sometimes the practice of journalism drives me crazy.

Filed Under: Politics
North Dakota tribe holds primary for chairman and council seats (09/09)
Six people are running for chairman, including incumbent Tex Hall and former chairman Marcus Levings.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Sen. Begich playing politics with Native women's issues (09/08)
We have decided as Alaska Native women to respond to Heather Kendall-Miller and Lloyd Miller’s egregious op-ed about Dan Sullivan and Sen. Mark Begich.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: Pueblo woman running for office in New Mexico (09/08)
Harlan McKosato sits down with Deb Haaland, a single mother from Laguna Pueblo who is running for lieutenant governor of New Mexico.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The Native vote counts more in this election cycle (09/08)
Low-turnout elections, whether primary or the general, favor the few, the organized, and, perhaps, Native voters.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Shape of Senate still up in the air for 2014 elections (09/04)
A couple of weeks ago the political narrative for 2014 was all but final.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters of Passamaquoddy Tribe choose three brothers for council (09/04)
Billy Nicholas won the chief's spot and his brother, Leslie, was elected vice chief. The third brother, Alex, won a seat on the council.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge orders Alaska to do more to assist Native language voters (09/03)
Decision is a victory for Yup’ik voters who said the state has failed to provide adequate voting materials in their language.

Filed Under: Politics
Incumbent president of Lac du Flambeau Band ousted in primary (09/03)
Henry 'Butch' St. Germaine and Joseph Wildcat are in the running for president after incumbent Tom Maulson came in third.

Filed Under: Law
Vice chief fromf Passamaquoddy Tribe arrested for drunk driving (09/03)
Clayton Sockabasin, who is running for re-election, was arrested June 4 after he failed a breathalyzer test.

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