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With change coming at the highest levels of government, tribal and federal officials are working to ensure the crisis of missing and murdered loved ones in Indian Country remains a priority.
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Indian Country is celebrating after turning out in record numbers for one of the most consequential presidential elections in American history.
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The state of Alaska is siding with Native corporations over tribal governments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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With the control of the U.S. Senate at stake, Native voters are playing a pivotal role in important races in North Carolina, Arizona, Montana and Alaska.
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Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives, an organization where she formerly served as co-chair.
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As Election Day nears, worries about adequate access to the polls increase across Indian Country.
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The Alaska Federation of Natives is opening its annual conference with the theme “Good Government, Alaskans Decide.”
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The Trump administration is moving to lift environmental protections on seven million acres in the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. Tribes are opposing the decision.
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The Trump Administration is moving to lift environmental protections on seven million acres in the Tongass National Forest in Alaska.
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Alaska Natives explained how climate change impacts their people in a forum hosted by Democrats on the House Committee on Natural Resources.
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Three Alaska Native witnesses are testifying about the impacts of climate change on their communities.
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Alaska Native corporations top a list of Alaska-owned businesses ranked by gross revenues.
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It’s been over six months since Congress set aside $8 billion in COVID-19 relief for Indian Country. The battle over the funds is still not over.
In the most recent about-face on CARES Act funding for Alaska Native corporations, a federal appeals court panel ruled that they are not eligible for any of the $8 billion in pandemic relief.
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Alaska Native corporations are not entitled to shares of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund, a federal appeals court ruled in a closely-watched case.
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Indianz.Com is publishing the payments made to tribes from the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund
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A powerful Republican lawmaker is accusing the National Congress of American Indians of engaging in “divisiveness” in connection with a bitter dispute over billions of dollars in COVID-19 relief.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is not happy with the National Congress of American Indians.
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In 2018, Jody Potts was the target of misconduct from then-Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. Two days later, he resigned, but the details of what happened have never been publicly told until now.
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Tribal governments remain united as a federal appeals court determines the fate of more than a half-billion dollars in COVID-19 funding that’s been at the center of one of the most bitter Indian law and policy disputes in decades.