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Tribal jobs program becomes permanent with President Trump's signature
National | Politics
Tribal jobs program becomes permanent with President Trump's signature (December 19, 2017)
It's official -- President Donald Trump can claim his first Indian legislative achievement.

Tribal employment measure officially presented to President Trump for his signature
National | Politics
Tribal employment measure officially presented to President Trump for his signature (December 7, 2017)
Tribes are watching the White House as President Donald Trump is presented with his first stand-alone Indian bill.

Mark Trahant: Tribes vow to protect Mother Earth despite Trump's climate change stance
Environment | National | Politics | World
Mark Trahant: Tribes vow to protect Mother Earth despite Trump's climate change stance (June 5, 2017)
Shortly after President Trump’s announcement about climate change, four Native Nations announced their plans to support the Paris agreement.

Craig Tribal Association celebrates 'historic' trust land acquisition
National | Trust
Craig Tribal Association celebrates 'historic' trust land acquisition (January 16, 2017)
Tribal leaders in Alaska are praising the Obama administration for helping them achieve a land-into-trust milestone.

Alaska tribes enter new era with first land-into-trust application
Law | National | Politics | Trust
Alaska tribes enter new era with first land-into-trust application (October 20, 2016)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is ready to help tribes in Alaska restore their homelands.

Tribes prepare for critical hearing in Dakota Access Pipeline lawsuit
Environment | Law | National
Tribes prepare for critical hearing in Dakota Access Pipeline lawsuit (August 22, 2016)
Support is growing across Indian Country as tribes head to court in a bid to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from crossing their sacred lands.

Tlingit and Haida Tribes acquire government contracting firm
Business
Tlingit and Haida Tribes acquire government contracting firm (June 30, 2016)
KIRA provides facilities maintenance and base operations throughout the United States and overseas and has won more than $1 billion in federal contracts.

Richard Peterson: A new era of tribal-state cooperation in Alaska
Law | Opinion | Politics
Richard Peterson: A new era of tribal-state cooperation in Alaska (June 29, 2016)
Whether you’re a mom, dad, or grandparent, state and tribal programs can now work together in a spirit of cooperation to help make child support a reliable source of income for children.

Richard Peterson: Strengthen tribal and state relations in Alaska
Law | Opinion | Politics
Richard Peterson: Strengthen tribal and state relations in Alaska (June 7, 2016)
The state should stop wasting resources we don’t have on cases against its own citizens.

Tlingit and Haida Tribes finalize historic child welfare agreement
Law | National
Tlingit and Haida Tribes finalize historic child welfare agreement (March 3, 2016)
The tribes will now handle their own foster cases rather than the state of Alaska.

Alaska governor pursues appeal in landmark land-into-trust case
Law | National | Politics | Trust
Alaska governor pursues appeal in landmark land-into-trust case (August 25, 2015)
Alaska Natives who were looking for a new era in tribal-state relations have seen their dreams dashed by the state's top leaders.

Richard Peterson: Alaska GOP ignores facts on land-into-trust
Opinion | Trust
Richard Peterson: Alaska GOP ignores facts on land-into-trust (August 13, 2015)
Tribes in Alaska have nowhere near enough money to buy thousands of acres, much less 'millions.'

Richard Peterson: Sen. Begich supports Alaska Native issues
Opinion | Politics
Richard Peterson: Sen. Begich supports Alaska Native issues (October 31, 2014)
I am proud to say Tlingit Haida Central Council and I personally have endorsed Senator Mark Begich and wish to see him re-elected to the Senate.

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