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When thousands of Alaska Natives gathered for two major conferences, they had no idea they would be witnessing history.
Alaska's new lieutenant governor, a prominent Native citizen, delivered a triumphant keynote after a political shakeup at the state level.
Alaska's political world was rocked with the sudden resignation of Byron Mallott, the state's Native lieutenant governor.
Thousands are attending the 35th annual Elders and Youth Conference, hosted by the First Alaskans Institute.
A federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 as unconstitutional.
A citizen of the Cherokee Nation is hoping to become Oklahoma's first Native American governor and already has the endorsement of a key Republican.
The American election process does not make it easy for independent and third-party candidates.
Imagine being a Native American politician in the Trump era. It would be an uphill climb to represent constituents as well as being a public advocate for Native people and community.
We are not a one-size-fits- all state, and we need solutions to address the unique circumstances of each tribe and each community.
Tribes in Alaska will finally be able to follow the land-into-trust process just like their brothers and sisters in the Lower 48.
For more than 40 years, nearly every Alaska tribe has been barred from following the land-into-trust process but the hold might be lifting soon.
Why vote? It takes planning, some time, and the rewards are not always visible.
Tribal leaders raise land-into-trust and voting rights at historic roundtable of Alaska Native representatives.
Poldine Carlo welcomed President Obama as he landed in the 49th state for his historic three-day trip.
It’s long past time for Indian Country to have a say in how the government of the United States runs.
Alaskans from across the state met on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage over the weekend to talk about the transition to a new governor’s administration.
Alaska should be the model for Indian Country and state relations.
Byron Mallott, who is Tlingit, will become lieutenant governor.
Ana Hoffman, an Alaska Native corporation executive, is co-chair of the bipartisan transition team for the governor's office.
With every vote on the line, Native villages are playing a key role in the outcome.
Democrat Byron Mallott would serve as lieutenant governor under independent Bill Walker if they win the race.
Why Senator Mark Begich and the Bill Walker/Byron Mallott ticket deserve votes from rural Alaska.
Alaska Natives for Begich passes out that all important swag at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention. But even more important: The list of early voting locations across the...
So begins the fusion candidacy of the Alaska First team of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott.
Indian Country has a number of really interesting candidates this cycle, folks who are running at all levels of government.
Byron Mallott, an Alaska Native candidate for governor of Alaska, shares his vision for the state.
So goes Alaska, goes Indian Country? This is an old political expression -- one that I just made up.