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Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians join fight against mine deal (12/09)
The defense bill that includes the controversial land swap could pass the Senate later today.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act signed into law by Obama (09/29)
Tribal leaders call the new law a victory for self-determination and sovereignty.

Filed Under: Opinion
Fawn Sharp: Tribes need more than an annual listening session (11/15)
Fawn Sharp, the president of the Quinault Nation of Washington, calls on President Barack Obama to engage in true nation-to-nation dialogue with tribes.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Tribes hail White House Council on Native American Affairs (06/27)
Tribal leaders praised President Barack Obama for signing an executive order to establish the White House Council on Native American Affairs.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
President of Quinault Nation to attend VAWA signing ceremony (03/05)
Fawn Sharp, the president of the Quinault Nation of Washington, will attend the signing of S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, on Thursday. Sharp was invited...

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Tribes praise passage of VAWA with tribal jurisdiction provision (03/01)
Tribal leaders from across the country hailed the passage of S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, on Thursday. For the first time, Congress has enacted a...

Filed Under: National | Politics
Tribes hail nomination of Sally Jewell for Interior Department (02/07)
Tribal leaders welcomed the nomination of Sally Jewell, the chief executive officer of Recreational Equipment Inc., as the next Secretary of the the Interior Department. Jewell doesn't have much...

Filed Under: Opinion
Fawn Sharp: Daniel Inouye was a champion for Indian Country (12/20)
From the day Senator Daniel K. Inouye first stepped foot into Indian Country he has been known as a friend, a brother and a champion of our peopleā€”to all indigenous...

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Northwest tribes back Kevin Washburn for BIA leadership post (08/06)
The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians unanimously endorsed Kevin Washburn to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The ATNI board met Friday to consider Washburn's nomination. Tribal leaders said his...

Filed Under: Cobell | Trust
Salazar names Indian Trust Administration and Reform panel (11/30)
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the five members of the National Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform. The commission was created by the $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian...

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Fawn Sharp, Quinault, is first woman elected ATNI president (09/26)
Fawn R. Sharp, the chairwoman of the Quinault Nation of Washington, has been elected president of the Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest Indians. Sharp is the first woman to lead...

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