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...
Suzette Brewer
3/8/16
The voting rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives have been eroded or ignored since the United States Supreme Court overturned a key provision of the Voting Rights Act in 20...
Tanya H. Lee
3/8/16
Judge William A. Thorne Jr., Pomo Coast Miwok, moderated a roundtable discussion by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010...
Tanya H. Lee
2/26/16
Diane J. Humetewa, the first American Indian woman to serve on the federal bench, could be in line to become the first American Indian U.S...
Jacqueline Keeler
2/25/16
On Wednesday, Nick Carter, deputy political director for the Bernie Sanders campaign, gave an update on new Native American policy initiatives at the National Congress of American ...
Tanya H. Lee
1/14/16
National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby, chairman of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, presented the State of Indian Nations Address on January 14 at t...
Richard Walker
12/1/15
Shell’s Puget Sound Refinery near the Swinomish Reservation has been fined $77,000 by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries for an uncontrolled release of toxin...
Brian Daffron
11/11/15
Many Americans know about the Navajo Code Talkers and about Ira Hayes, the Pima who helped raise the flag on Iwo Jima’s Mount Suribachi during World War II...
Mark Fogarty
11/11/15
After consulting with tribes, two federal departments are launching a novel joint outreach to assist American Indian veterans who are homeless or likely to become so...
Richard Walker
11/6/15
The voting deadline was in an hour, and Debora Juarez was herding her family to head out to her election night event at the Seattle Drum School of Music, ready to accept whatever v...

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