Mark Trahant
12/7/15
The news cycle often defines the political story...
Mark Trahant
12/4/15
Republicans who serve in the House or the Senate should be asked a simple question: How would you fund the Indian health system?...
Mark Trahant
12/3/15
The U.S. Senate is debating a measure this week that would repeal much of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare)...
Mark Trahant
11/30/15
The world’s leaders are in France over the next couple of weeks to debate what ought to be done about climate change...
Mark Trahant
11/27/15
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
10/30/15
Omnibus is a Latin word that means “for all.” In legislation it means cramming everything into a bill that you think can pass...
Mark Trahant
10/27/15
A changing Arctic? It’s a region that presents incredible challenges and opportunities for Indigenous People. One of those unique opportunities involves governance...
Mark Trahant
10/21/15
Canada’s election was one for the history books: A third-place Liberal party won enough seats to form a government; Aboriginal voters cast so many ballots that in some areas they r...
Mark Trahant
10/19/15
A silent protest in a Fairbanks courtroom. Four fingers held in the air; a quiet plea to end an injustice. The Fairbanks Four ...
Mark Trahant
10/13/15
So what is going on with Congress? One Speaker of the House retires. Another says he’s in — until he’s out. And it’s hard to keep track of what all this means for Indian country...

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