Mark Trahant

Last December hundreds of American Indian and Alaska Native leaders traveled to Washington, D.C. for the second White House Tribal Nations Conference....

11/29/11
Rob Capriccioso
12/5/11
WASHINGTON – After a morning no-show at the White House Tribal Nations Conference he was supposed to be hosting, President Barack Obama made a grand entrance to the afternoon porti...
Rob Capriccioso
10/24/11
WASHINGTON – For the third year in a row, President Barack Obama will host a gathering of tribal leaders in the nation’s capital to address concerns of American Indian citizens...
Mark Trahant

What’s my take away from the White House Tribal Nations Conference? Easy. This is an administration that actually believes the United States government must represent all of the people, including American Indians and Alaska Natives....

12/28/10
Mark Trahant

This week represents, perhaps, the most important week of lobbying for tribal nations since the end of the termination era....

2/28/11
Rob Capriccioso
12/31/10
They didn't sit stoically. They weren't awestruck by the charismatic Barack Obama. They weren't hoping to nudge the needle forward on a few contemporary Indian issues...
Rob Capriccioso
12/29/10
WASHINGTON – In contrast to last year’s tribal summit with the president, the White House didn’t want complete transparency involving the day’s events, which were sometimes filled ...

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