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Chris James and Derrick Watchman: Economic development in Indian Country (November 23, 2020)In 2020, we are grateful for the contributions of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians make to our country – from business to politics and everything in between.
Indigenously: The realities of the Native vote (November 23, 2020)For Native voters, this election year has dealt us one disappointing data dilemma after another.
Tribes await action on priorities as Congress returns to work (November 18, 2020)Lawmakers are getting back to work after a long recess and a divisive election as time runs out to advance Indian Country’s legislative agenda.
Tim Giago: What went wrong with America? (November 18, 2020)The election is over. Joe Biden is now the President-elect of the United States.
Leader of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe indicted on federal charges (November 13, 2020)Just days after renewing criticism of Donald Trump, Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was indicted on federal bribery and extortion charges.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Been there, done that! American Indians know the truth (November 11, 2020)Donald Trump is a dangerous man and history has it made it possible for American Indians to view the prospect of his continued autocratic and corrupt rule a clear signal that changes are overdue.
Tim Giago: Piya Wiconi is a new beginning (November 10, 2020)We call this time Piya Wiconi, a new life and a new beginning.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 9, 2020)Indian Country is stronger together.
Indian Country Today: Native voters are indeed something else (November 6, 2020)Although small and difficult to measure, the Native voting population is powerful.
Cronkite News: Presidential ballots still being counted in key states (November 6, 2020)Four days after the November 3 election, ballots are still being counted. Donald Trump’s supporters don’t like it.
Native America Calling: The results are in? (November 4, 2020)The election is over and it’s time to add up the results. Are there any bright spots for Indian Country?
COVID-19 funding dispute heads to Trump’s Supreme Court (November 3, 2020)With the nation’s highest court stacked with even more conservative justices, tribes are once again paying close attention to a COVID-19 funding dispute they thought was over.
Montana Free Press: Blackfeet Nation finally lands more ballot boxes (November 3, 2020)Residents of the Blackfeet Nation complained about the limited number of ballot drop-off sites.
Indian Country Today: Native voters play role in key Senate races (November 3, 2020)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.
Native America Calling: Historic election day (November 3, 2020)Election Day always brings surprises, but so much is up in the air this year.
Indian Country Today: The power of the Native vote (October 30, 2020)Native American and Alaska Native voters have the power to determine the next president.
Native America Calling: October in the news (October 30, 2020)After largely ignoring important Native issues during most of the campaign, President Donald Trump recently has highlighted what he says are accomplishments for Native people in key states.
Montana Free Press: Senate race is just too close to call (October 29, 2020)Voter turnout in Indian Country has steadily increased in Montana. Will it make a difference in one of the most closely watched races in the nation?
Cronkite News: Voters cast millions of early ballots amid COVID-19 (October 29, 2020)Voters are casting and dropping off ballots at sites throughout the nation, including Gila River Arena in Arizona’s largest city.
Indian Country Today: Cherokee candidates face off in Congressional district (October 26, 2020)Markwayne Mullin is seeking a fifth term in office. Danyell Lanier, a fellow Cherokee, is hoping to unseat him.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 26, 2020)NAFOA aims to keep our community about the news that impacts you the most.
Cronkite News: Pascua Yaqui Tribe loses voting rights case (October 26, 2020)“Pascua Yaqui voters’ voices deserve to be heard – whether it’s one vote or a thousand votes,” said Chairman Peter S. Yucupicio.
Citizens of Lumbee Tribe endorse Joe Biden for president (October 26, 2020)Unlike Donald Trump, Joe Biden is a man of his word, a letter to fellow Lumbees reads.
Native America Calling: The choice whether to vote (October 26, 2020)Research by the U.S. Census finds the turnout rate for Native voters is lower than the national average.
‘Incredible Lumbee, Catawba tribes’ #NativeVote20 (October 22, 2020)President Donald Trump gave a shout out to the Lumbee Tribe and the Catawba Nation during a campaign rally in North Carolina.
Natives for Biden gather for final presidential debate (October 22, 2020)Native supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are hosting a pre-watch party for the final debate of the 2020 campaign.
Cronkite News: Vulnerable Republican pledges vote for Supreme Court nominee (October 22, 2020)With her fate in the hands of voters, Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) left little doubt about the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s to the nation’s highest court.
Rodney Bordeaux: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for Indian Country (October 22, 2020)“You have the full endorsement of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,” President Rodney Bordeaux told the Democratic presidential ticket.
Native America Calling: Growing the youth vote (October 22, 2020)What are the issues that are important to young Native voters?
Forgotten no more?: Trump team puts Native people last on ‘important’ call (October 21, 2020)Just days after their boss bashed Indigenous Peoples Day, members of the Donald Trump administration tried their best to portray the president as someone who cares about the interests of America’s “first” inhabitants.
Indian Country Today: Lakota veteran seeks office in South Dakota (October 21, 2020)Serving 22 years in the U.S. Army has had a profound impact on the life of Remi Bald Eagle.
Donald Trump releases ‘First Peoples’ plan (October 20, 2020)Donald Trump released his “Putting America’s First Peoples First Plan” on October 20, 2020.
Cronkite News: Court rules against Navajo voters in ballot lawsuit (October 19, 2020)Native people may face barriers to voting but not enough to assure residents of the Navajo Nation that their ballots will be counted.
Native America Calling: Native voting access update (October 16, 2020)As Election Day nears, worries about adequate access to the polls increase across Indian Country.
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