President Barack Obama
9/30/16

This week, I hosted my eighth and final White House Tribal Nations Conference as President, a tradition we started in 2009 to create a platform for people across many tribes to be heard....

Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage, Navajo, represents San Juan County in the New Mexico Legislature. She is one of at least fourteen Republican Native Americans who are running for state or federal office this year.
Mark Trahant
8/28/16
TRAHANT REPORTS —A question I am often asked: Are American Indians and Alaska Natives only Democrats? Of course not...
Charles Trimble
7/19/16

It is only the grandmas and grandpas in Indian country that may have any memories of the violent revolutionary times of the 1960s and early 1970s; but even many of them have no personal recollections, because all the rioting and destructio...

Mark Trahant
6/25/16
TRAHANT REPORTS —Every once in a while an idea is floated that’s so bad, you wonder, “what were they thinking?” Or smoking? Today is such a day...
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Tanya H. Lee
5/6/16
In 1985, a government report for the first time documented disparities in health and mortality between black and other minority groups in the U.S. and whites...
Tanya H. Lee
4/25/16
Mary L. Smith, Cherokee, took over as principal deputy director of the Indian Health Service in March, succeeding Robert McSwain, North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians...
Tanya H. Lee
3/16/16
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs didn’t hear much that was surprising during a March 9 oversight hearing on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal...
Mark Trahant
12/16/15
Tuesday’s debate was kind of like a traffic accident...

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