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Mark Trahant: Native lawmaker Peggy Flanagan joins ticket for top office in Minnesota
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native lawmaker Peggy Flanagan joins ticket for top office in Minnesota (October 9, 2017)
This country has never elected a Native American woman to lead a state, or even as a lieutenant governor.

Indian Lawmakers: Enbridge pipeline threatens Ojibwe way of life in Minnesota
Environment | Opinion | Politics
Indian Lawmakers: Enbridge pipeline threatens Ojibwe way of life in Minnesota (August 2, 2017)
Enbridge's Line 3 proposal shows willful ignorance of Ojibwe history and rights, four Indian lawmakers in Minnesota write on Indian Country Media Network.

Mark Trahant: Another Native woman aims to make history at polls
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Another Native woman aims to make history at polls (February 14, 2017)
Timing is everything in politics — so Minnesota Rep. Peggy Flanagan (D) is wasting no time in her bid for Congress.

Mark Trahant: A new door opens for a Native woman in Congress
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: A new door opens for a Native woman in Congress (December 13, 2016)
In politics timing is everything. Sometimes the stars do align.

Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary Clinton
National | Politics
Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary Clinton (August 17, 2016)
The election is still three months away but Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are already making plans for the winner's transition to the White House.

Mark Trahant: Native candidates advance in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native candidates advance in Minnesota and Wisconsin (August 11, 2016)
Seven Native candidates are in the running in Minnesota and there's another in Wisconsin.

Mark Trahant: Helping Native candidates succeed in our legislatures
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Helping Native candidates succeed in our legislatures (August 5, 2016)
If you look at the overall levels of representation, then state legislatures are where Native American candidates have been the most successful.

Indian Country again shares stage on final night of Democratic National Convention
National | Politics
Indian Country again shares stage on final night of Democratic National Convention (July 29, 2016)
A tribal leader helped deliver the invocation and a Native lawmaker took the stage on a historic night for presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Native Democrats make urgent case for Hillary Clinton as president
National | Politics
Native Democrats make urgent case for Hillary Clinton as president (July 28, 2016)
Native citizens warned of disaster should Republican rival Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.

Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention
National | Politics
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention (July 26, 2016)
Whether it was a hospitality tent hosted by the Cherokee Nation or meetings among American Indian and Alaska Native delegates, Democrats expressed pride in their prominent roles within the party.

Mark Trahant: Another big year for Native American candidates
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Another big year for Native American candidates (April 12, 2016)
It’s tempting to see 2016 as a record year for Native American political candidates.

Robert DesJarlait: Tribes come together for Minnesota NFL game
Opinion | Sports
Robert DesJarlait: Tribes come together for Minnesota NFL game (December 10, 2015)
On November 22, the Minnesota Vikings organization hosted a special halftime event at TCF Bank Stadium in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.

Mark Trahant: Who will be the Barack Obama of Indian Country?
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Who will be the Barack Obama of Indian Country? (November 23, 2015)
At least 73 American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians serve in 17 state legislatures. This is important for a couple of reasons.

Mark Trahant: Making Native vote progress one win at a time
Canada | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Making Native vote progress one win at a time (November 4, 2015)
What will it take for Native Americans to have full representation in the United States, in state governments, and in city halls?

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