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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation candidate Chris Deschene won't halt campaign (10/24)
The Navajo Nation Council passed legislation that allows voters to determine whether a candidate is fluent in the Navajo language.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Rep. Don Young to speak to Alaska Natives amid controversy (10/24)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) has urged the Congressman to apologize for remarks he made about suicide.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation's top court orders new ballots without candidate (10/23)
The November 4 election will likely be postponed.

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Don Young blames government 'largesse' for suicide rate (10/23)
Alaska's lone congressional representative expands on controversial comments in a state with the highest suicide rate.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Alaska Federation of Natives ready to open annual convention (10/23)
Some 5,000 people are expected for the event and state politicians are all appearing in hopes of winning votes and endorsements.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Michael Baines: Senate candidate battles Alaska Native rights (10/23)
The chairman of the Sitka Tribe, says Republican Dan Sullivan has trampled on Alaska Native rights.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe heads to election season (10/23)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is set for some major turnover on the tribal council if the results of last week’s primary election are any indication.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Shinnecock Nation allows felons to hold office in certain cases (10/22)
Tribal members who were convicted of a non-sexual felony and were released from incarceration for five years before an election can run for the office of trustee.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Candidate seeks investigation into program (10/22)
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Susan Wismer is challenging a Republican legislature to demand accountability.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Politics
Christopher Chavis: Navajo court got it wrong in fluency case (10/22)
Law student argues that Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene should be allowed to stay on the ballot.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation presidential candidate to be removed from ballot (10/22)
Chris Deschene was disqualified due to his lack of fluency in the Navajo language.

Filed Under: National | Politics
BIA announces consultations for secretarial election regulation (10/21)
Three sessions have been scheduled in Atlanta, Georgia; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Rocklin, California.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation court still mulling decision in presidential case (10/21)
The justices heard two hours of oral arguments in a case that's being watched across the country.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives ready for conference and election (10/21)
No one thinks of AFN as a small group these days.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Top Navajo Nation court holds hearing in presidential dispute (10/20)
Opponents are trying to have Chris Deschene, who is not fluent in the Navajo language, removed from the ballot.

Filed Under: Politics
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas selects Lester Randall as new leader (10/20)
Fred Thomas will serve as vice-chair and Sag-Tul Banks will serve as secretary.

Filed Under: Abramoff Scandal | Opinion
Gabe Galanda: Abramoff's playbook still used in Indian Country (10/20)
Law firms and lobbyists in Indian Country have learned a few tricks from the Jack Abramoff scandal.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Dustina Gill: Vote for Rick Weiland to protect our sacred waters (10/20)
Everyone in the Great Sioux Nation in South Dakota needs to say something on Tuesday, November 4, to stand up for our people.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Races come down to turnout in three key states (10/20)
In 2014 these are my three elections to watch: Alaska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Opinion
Robert Porter: Don't let tribal issues fall prey to partisan politics (10/20)
Former Seneca Nation president urges Indian Country to work with both parties to advance important issues.

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