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Filed Under: Politics
Chickasaw man wins endorsement in campaign for Senate seat (03/27)
T.W. Shannon, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, has won a key endorsement in his campaign for the open U.S. Senate seat in Oklahoma.

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.

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Obama cites 'inherent' right of tribes at VAWA signing ceremony (03/08)
Tribes have an "inherent" right to protect their people, President Barack Obama said as he signed S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, into law on Thursday....

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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: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Not all nations are in position of strength (02/19)
" To be in a position of leadership—at least for NCAI’s president Jefferson Keel—is to be in the role of a politician, and that means taking predictably centrist positions (at...

Filed Under: National | Politics
NPR: NCAI identifies goals with State of Indian Nations speech (02/18)
"PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: We have cleared away the rubble of crisis, and we can say with renewed confidence that the state of our union is stronger. MARTIN: But if you...

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Charles Kader: Diving into the State of Indian Nations address (02/18)
"In reading over the 2013 State of Indian Nations address by outgoing President Jefferson Keel of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), a number of talking points of emphasis...

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Ruth Hopkins: NCAI speech omits some more pressing issues (02/18)
"This past Thursday, Jefferson Keel, President of the National Congress of American Indians, delivered the 11th Annual State of the Indian Nations Address. Mr. Keel gave a standard political speech....

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NCAI President Keel calls on Congress to protect Indian women (02/15)
National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel called on Congress to protect American Indian and Alaska Native women from violence. In the State of Indian Nations speech, Keel praised...

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APRN: NCAI president worried about sequester and IHS budget (02/15)
"The state of Indian Country is strong, according to the president of the National Congress of American Indians. Today Jefferson Keel presented the State of Indian Nations Address in Washington...

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Mark Trahant: State of Indian Nations offers a 'real possibility' (02/14)
"National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel began his annual report, State of Indian Nations, with a simple exclamation. “Indian Country is strong!” That statement, he added, is something...

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NCAI President Jefferson Keel: State of Indian Nations speech (02/14)
The following is the text of the State of Indian Nations, as delivered by National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel. Securing Our Futures 11th Annual State of Indian...

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NCAI President Jefferson Keel to give State of Indian Nations (02/12)
National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel will deliver the annual State of Indian Nations address on Thursday. Among other issues, Keel is expected to discuss the impact of...

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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...

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NCAI calling attention to voting rights as election approaches (09/21)
The first Americans were the last to secure the right to vote and still face problems at the ballot box, the National Congress of American Indians says. A number of...

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