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President Trump fires director of Federal Bureau of InvestigationFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
President Trump fires director of Federal Bureau of Investigation (May 10, 2017)
James Comey visited several reservations during his tenure and linked high rates of violent crime to complex jurisdictional issues in Indian Country.
Faith Spotted Eagle secures one vote as Electoral College formally selects presidentFiled Under: National | Politics
Faith Spotted Eagle secures one vote as Electoral College formally selects president (December 20, 2016)
The Yankton Sioux elder has led opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous leaders must stand up for nationhoodFiled Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous leaders must stand up for nationhood (November 28, 2016)
'When anti-Indigenous politicians stir up non-Indigenous hate and anger, Indigenous leaders must respond with strong alternative views.'
Mark Trahant: Native voters failed to make a big difference in 2016Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native voters failed to make a big difference in 2016 (November 14, 2016)
This election Indian Country was like America. Perhaps only more so.
Terese Marie Mailhot: What went wrong with the 2016 presidential electionFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Terese Marie Mailhot: What went wrong with the 2016 presidential election (November 10, 2016)
'I want to say Hillary Clinton ruined herself.'
Navajo Nation leaders congratulate Donald Trump on big victoryFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics | Trust
Navajo Nation leaders congratulate Donald Trump on big victory (November 9, 2016)
President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez endorsed Hillary Clinton but they are ready to move forward with a Republican in the White House.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe calls on President Obama to reject Dakota Access Pipeline amid uncertaintyFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe calls on President Obama to reject Dakota Access Pipeline amid uncertainty (November 9, 2016)
With Republican Donald Trump headed to the White House, Chairman Dave Archambault II is speaking out about 'uncertainty' and the #NoDAPL movement.
Cronkite News: John McCain defeats tough opponent for U.S. Senate seatFiled Under: National | Politics
Cronkite News: John McCain defeats tough opponent for U.S. Senate seat (November 9, 2016)
One-time presidential candidate and longtime Republican Sen. John McCain will return to serve Arizona for a sixth Congressional term, defeating one of his toughest opponents in years.
Republican Donald Trump secures huge victory in stunning upsetFiled Under: National | Politics
Republican Donald Trump secures huge victory in stunning upset (November 9, 2016)
Tribes are entering a new and unknown era with a Republican in the White House and Republicans in control of Congress.
Mark Trahant: Native women are making history on the 2016 ballotFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native women are making history on the 2016 ballot (November 8, 2016)
There is no question in my mind that gender is on the ballot this election.
Erik Stegman: Next president must maintain focus on Native youthFiled Under: Opinion
Erik Stegman: Next president must maintain focus on Native youth (November 8, 2016)
'Gen-I is no longer just an initiative—it’s a movement.'
Pro-Donald Trump group debuts ad about NFL team's racist mascotFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | Sports
Pro-Donald Trump group debuts ad about NFL team's racist mascot (November 7, 2016)
The ad features an all-White, all-male group of football fans who are portrayed as having game day ruined by Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Lynn Armitage: Donald Trump supporters in Indian Country must speak upFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Lynn Armitage: Donald Trump supporters in Indian Country must speak up (November 7, 2016)
'It’s a lonely world out there, standing on my soapbox in Indian Country stumping for Donald Trump.'
Steve Russell: Stakes are too high for a presidential protest vote in Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: Stakes are too high for a presidential protest vote in Indian Country (November 4, 2016)
'Donald Trump has a record of hostility to tribal sovereignty going back before he got into politics.'
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native voters can make change at the ballot boxes on November 8Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native voters can make change at the ballot boxes on November 8 (November 4, 2016)
Let’s look at this election of 2016. The Republican candidate Donald Trump is an investor in the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Tribes remain cautious amid Dakota Access Pipeline uncertaintyFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Tribes remain cautious amid Dakota Access Pipeline uncertainty (November 3, 2016)
A crucial easement remains in limbo and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe are praying for the right decision.
Navajo Republicans host Donald Trump campaign for event in New MexicoFiled Under: National | Politics
Navajo Republicans host Donald Trump campaign for event in New Mexico (November 2, 2016)
The Republican presidential nominee's new Native American Coalition is joining a rally in Shiprock, New Mexico.
Mark Trahant: Native vote tips the presidential race in six key statesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native vote tips the presidential race in six key states (November 2, 2016)
Native voters could actually help deliver as many as 50 electoral votes out of the 538 total in the 2016 presidential race.
Donald Trump touts Indian Country supporters but offers no policyFiled Under: National | Politics
Donald Trump touts Indian Country supporters but offers no policy (November 2, 2016)
The Native American Coalition is short on strong names and even shorter on goals, promises and policies.
Interior Department highlights achievements of Cobell buy-back programFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National | Politics
Interior Department highlights achievements of Cobell buy-back program (November 1, 2016)
With the presidential election only a week away, the future of a major Indian land effort hangs in the balance.
Bureau of Indian Affairs apprehended Dakota Access security guard with rifleFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Bureau of Indian Affairs apprehended Dakota Access security guard with rifle (October 31, 2016)
Kyle Thompson, a military veteran from North Dakota, confirmed he was working for the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Terese Marie Mailhot: Native women can't afford the 'nasty' labelFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Terese Marie Mailhot: Native women can't afford the 'nasty' label (October 31, 2016)
'Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton can be ‘nasty,’ but I can’t afford the label right now.'
Democracy Now: Hillary Clinton campaign refuses to talk to Standing Rock Sioux youthFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Democracy Now: Hillary Clinton campaign refuses to talk to Standing Rock Sioux youth (October 28, 2016)
Daniel Grassrope: 'No one from the campaign wanted to talk to us.'
Authorities crack down on #NoDAPL treaty camp in North DakotaFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Authorities crack down on #NoDAPL treaty camp in North Dakota (October 28, 2016)
Resisters were sprayed with mace, harassed by police officers and some suffered injured in the largest confrontation to date.
Mark Trahant: More injustice as police move in at Standing RockFiled Under: Opinion
Mark Trahant: More injustice as police move in at Standing Rock (October 28, 2016)
Every preposterous and painful image from North Dakota is another reminder of injustice.
Native youth pressure Hillary Clinton to take a #NoDAPL standFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native youth pressure Hillary Clinton to take a #NoDAPL stand (October 26, 2016)
Young members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are turning the Dakota Access Pipeline into a presidential campaign issue.
Mark Trahant: Native candidates stand to benefit from a Hillary Clinton landslideFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native candidates stand to benefit from a Hillary Clinton landslide (October 25, 2016)
What does a landslide look like? And, more important, what would that mean for Native American candidates?
Donald Trump embraces big energy projects like Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Donald Trump embraces big energy projects like Dakota Access Pipeline (October 24, 2016)
The Republican presidential nominee's energy adviser happens to be one of the biggest defenders of the controversial pipeline.
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye endorses Hillary ClintonFiled Under: National | Politics
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye endorses Hillary Clinton (October 21, 2016)
The tribe's leader also took a big shot at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Utah group aims to elevate Native issues in an unusual electionFiled Under: National | Politics
Utah group aims to elevate Native issues in an unusual election (October 20, 2016)
The Utah League of Native American Voters is hosting the first-ever Native issues forum as the election quickly approaches.
Native leaders in Alaska endorse Hillary Clinton in historic moveFiled Under: National | Politics
Native leaders in Alaska endorse Hillary Clinton in historic move (October 20, 2016)
The Alaska Federation of Natives is taking a stand as politicians flock to the organization's annual convention.
Delphine Red Shirt: Women face dangers in this world every dayFiled Under: Opinion
Delphine Red Shirt: Women face dangers in this world every day (October 18, 2016)
We cannot, as women, continue to support any individual who purports to represent all of us while harboring ill-will against some of us.
Steve Russell: Donald Trump continues to grope for more votesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: Donald Trump continues to grope for more votes (October 17, 2016)
'Donald Trump has had a Woman Problem from day one, but this latest move is not going to help.'
Lynn Armitage: Why this Native woman supports Donald TrumpFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Lynn Armitage: Why this Native woman supports Donald Trump (October 17, 2016)
Oneida Nation citizen: 'I am a politically incorrect Indian.'
Charles Kader: The Native voter and the 2016 presidential electionFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Charles Kader: The Native voter and the 2016 presidential election (October 14, 2016)
'On some Native American territories, the voter turnout is so paltry as if to say, it is not OUR election.'
Member of Puyallup Tribe threatens to buck Hillary Clinton pledgeFiled Under: Politics
Member of Puyallup Tribe threatens to buck Hillary Clinton pledge (October 12, 2016)
Robert Satiacum Jr. was a supporter of Bernie Sanders and isn't happy with his party's nominee.
Sen. John McCain doesn't want more 'liberal' justices on Supreme CourtFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Sen. John McCain doesn't want more 'liberal' justices on Supreme Court (October 11, 2016)
Indian Country pays close attention to the Supreme Court due to the potential for damaging rulings on sovereignty, land and other issues.
Tribal leaders and advocates slam Donald Trump as NCAI opens annual conventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Tribal leaders and advocates slam Donald Trump as NCAI opens annual convention (October 11, 2016)
The National Congress of American Indians is hosting its 73rd annual convention in Phoenix, Arizona.
Gyasi Ross: Hillary Clinton can't stay quiet on #NoDAPL movementFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Gyasi Ross: Hillary Clinton can't stay quiet on #NoDAPL movement (October 6, 2016)
Hillary Clinton should answer why she feels Native people do not deserve an answer on this topic.
Mark Trahant: The #NoDAPL movement and the young Native voteFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The #NoDAPL movement and the young Native vote (October 3, 2016)
The single best thing Hillary Clinton could do to connect with younger voters would be to visit the camps at Standing Rock, learn from what’s going on, and take a stand.
Interior Department finalizes rule for Native Hawaiian relationsFiled Under: National | Politics | Federal Recognition
Interior Department finalizes rule for Native Hawaiian relations (September 23, 2016)
The United States recognized the Kingdom of Hawaii until it was illegally overthrown in 1893.
Tribes face uncertainty on land-into-trust as Obama era comes to a closeFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Tribes face uncertainty on land-into-trust as Obama era comes to a close (September 21, 2016)
With a new president on the horizon, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has just four more months to reach its goal of placing 500,000 acres in trust.
Mark Trahant: #NoDAPL poses test for Hillary Clinton and Tim KaineFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: #NoDAPL poses test for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine (September 2, 2016)
The tribal community of Standing Rock and the people downstream on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation are those who would be left out and left behind unless the Dakota Access Pipeline is stopped.
Steve Russell: Getting into the White House is still political scienceFiled Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Getting into the White House is still political science (September 2, 2016)
The 2016 elections are finding heights of nuttiness beyond my ken.
White House Tribal Nations Conference expands to a second dayFiled Under: National | Politics
White House Tribal Nations Conference expands to a second day (August 31, 2016)
The final conference of the Obama era is taking place September 27 and September 27 in Washington, D.C.
Simon Moya-Smith: Hillary Clinton remains silent amid pipeline feudFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Simon Moya-Smith: Hillary Clinton remains silent amid pipeline feud (August 23, 2016)
Hillary Clinton says she is committed to supporting Indian country. Well, now her commitment is being put to the test.
Hillary Clinton lands more tribal leader endorsements in New MexicoFiled Under: National | Politics
Hillary Clinton lands more tribal leader endorsements in New Mexico (August 22, 2016)
The All Pueblo Council of Governors is lending its support to the Democratic presidential nominee.
Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary ClintonFiled Under: 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.
Republican vice presidential pick Mike Pence hosts town hall at Sandia PuebloFiled Under: National | Politics
Republican vice presidential pick Mike Pence hosts town hall at Sandia Pueblo (August 16, 2016)
Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, is speaking in Indian Country for the first time as the running mate of Donald Trump.
Steve Russell: Donald Trump will hurt Indian Country on purposeFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: Donald Trump will hurt Indian Country on purpose (August 16, 2016)
President Trump will not hurt us accidentally. He will hurt us on purpose and he’s said so whenever asked.
Opinion: The media ignores another 'off the reservation' commentFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: The media ignores another 'off the reservation' comment (August 15, 2016)
Did anybody notice when Mark Cuban said he could not support Donald Trump because the Republican candidate 'went off the reservation?'
Charles Trimble: Tough women like Hillary Clinton deserve a chanceFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Charles Trimble: Tough women like Hillary Clinton deserve a chance (August 11, 2016)
Even if she wins the office of President, Hillary Clinton will find that she still is bumping up against a barrier; not a glass ceiling but a barrier of greater expectations and demands than any man would have to face.
End of an era nears with final White House Tribal Nations ConferenceFiled Under: National | Politics
End of an era nears with final White House Tribal Nations Conference (August 9, 2016)
The annual meeting takes place September 26 in Washington, D.C., much earlier than usual.
Native Sun News: Indian Country makes a splash at Democratic conventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Indian Country makes a splash at Democratic convention (August 4, 2016)
Native American delegates, state representatives, candidates, leaders and supporters from over 100 tribal nations went to Philadelphia last week to hear Hillary Clinton accept her party’s nomination for president.
Charles Trimble: Tribal nations must join together for Hillary ClintonFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Charles Trimble: Tribal nations must join together for Hillary Clinton (August 2, 2016)
The race is between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump -- Decency and Evil.
Editorial: Donald Trump would force Black Hills settlement on tribesFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Donald Trump would force Black Hills settlement on tribes (August 2, 2016)
Totally disregarding the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 the United States government illegally seized the Black Hills from the tribes of the Great Sioux Nation.
Cronkite News: Indian Country seeks voice in the next White HouseFiled Under: National | Politics
Cronkite News: Indian Country seeks voice in the next White House (August 1, 2016)
Edward Manuel ticks off the issues – water shortages, federal approval of mining projects, allocation of scarce resources – all decisions made with what he thinks is insufficient input from the nation’s tribes.
Mark Trahant: Sky's the limit for new generation of women leadersFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Sky's the limit for new generation of women leaders (August 1, 2016)
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance of the Democratic Party’s nomination for president sent a message that traveled far beyond the convention hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Indian Country again shares stage on final night of Democratic National ConventionFiled Under: 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.
Gyasi Ross: It's gonna be awhile before the first Native presidentFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Gyasi Ross: It's gonna be awhile before the first Native president (July 28, 2016)
Based upon the evidence (as opposed to optimism or good feelings), America does not seem to fully accept Natives as real-life human beings.

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