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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: Education | National
Alaska Native elders and youth share issues at annual meeting (10/22)
This year's theme is 'Get Up! Stand Up!' and participants are focusing on languages and culture.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Lakota people disrespect our language (10/22)
I came into this world immersed in Lakota language and culture.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: The role of Latin in empire and colonization (10/22)
Exploring the role of language in the domination of Native peoples.

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: 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: National | Politics
Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene remains on ballot (10/14)
The board of elections will continue with the election as planned on November 4.

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Navajo presidential candidate to dispute removal from ballot (10/10)
Chris Deschene disputed a Navajo language test that was given to a candidate for the first time in tribal history.

Filed Under: Politics
Congressional candidates reach out to Indian voters in Arizona (10/09)
Native Americans make up 22.6 percent of the population the 1st Congressional district.

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Navajo presidential candidate loses ruling over language ability (10/09)
Chris Deschene refused to answer questions in the Navajo language during a videotaped deposition.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: College in Oklahoma aims to boost Native enrollment (10/08)
Newspaper supports efforts to increase Native student enrollment at Bacone College, which was established in 1880 as an Indian university.

Filed Under: Education
Public News Service: New school focuses on Dakota and Ojibwe (10/02)
The Bdote Learning Center is a new school in Minnesota that immerses students in the Ojibwe or Dakota languages.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Navajo Nation won't delay election despite presidential dispute (10/02)
Voters will go to the polls on November 4 as originally scheduled.

Filed Under: Opinion
Andre Cramblit: Another year brings challenges for our people (09/30)
The Karuk Tribe just celebrated its new year and Andre Cramblit is ready to take on some more challenges.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo presidential candidate in doubt over fluency in language (09/29)
The tribe's highest court affirms that Navajo language fluency is a 'reasonable' requirement for a presidential candidate.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: All Indian people ask is for America to honor treaties (09/29)
As I sit writing this column as I have every Sunday for the past 34 years I am terribly frustrated at the total lack of understanding and basic ignorance that still exists about America’s first citizens.

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Navajo Nation might postpone election due to legal challenge (09/25)
A dispute over the Navajo language skills of a presidential candidate could affect the schedule.

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Navajo Nation court to hear language issue affecting candidate (09/24)
Chris Deschene has made repeated Navajo-language gaffes on the campaign trail, according to a Navajo-speaking reporter.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge issues order in Alaska Native language voting rights suit (09/23)
The Native American Rights Fund said the order will set the standard for Native language voters nationwide.

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