Category Archives: Campaigns

News Profile of Rising Indian Women Leaders

From Planet Jackson Hole, “Tipping the Scales: While challenging imbalances of representation in law and politics, a wave of indigenous women are rising into power within their communities.” Profiles include Deb Haaland, Terri Smith, and Affie Ellis.

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Deb Haaland!

HuffPo: “It Looks Like America Is Finally Going To Have A Native American Congresswoman” CNN: “New Mexico’s Deb Haaland likely to be first Native American congresswoman” Newsweek: “WHO IS DEB HAALAND? NEW MEXICO DEMOCRAT AND ICE ABOLITIONIST MAY BECOME FIRST … Continue reading

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News Profile of Native Women Running for Office in 2018

From Elle, here is “A Historic Number of Native American Women Are Running for Office: ‘We’re Helping to Clear a Path.’”

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Ted Widmer Op-Ed: “Why Robert Kennedy Went to Pine Ridge”

From the NYTs, here.

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NYTs: “There’s Never Been a Native American Congresswoman. That Could Change in 2018.”

Here.

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Press Release: Obama Administration Exceeds Ambitious Goal to Restore 500,000 Acres of Tribal Homelands

Date: October 12, 2016 Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov (AS-IA) Nedra Darling 202-219-4152 Administration makes good on promise to place at least one half million acres of land into trust for tribal nations, working to make tribal communities whole again WASHINGTON – U.S. … Continue reading

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538: “Clinton And Trump Are Both Promising An Extreme Supreme Court”

Here.

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WaPo: “Donald Trump’s long history of clashes with Native Americans”

Here.

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Complaint in Automotive United Trades Org. v. Friends of Bob Ferguson

In this case, Automotive United Trades Organization seeks to prohibit political campaigns from accepting contributions from tribes on the theory that those contributions represent public monies and are therefore illegal under Washington law. The complaint is here.

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Co-Counsel in Failed Lawsuit Against Montana Tribe is Now Trump’s Foreign Advisor

Trump Foreign Policy Advisor Tied To Montana Anti-Tribal Efforts Excerpt: Joseph Schmitz is well at home with the anti-Muslim tenor of Kogan’s anti-CSKT lawsuit, having supported Donald Trump’s call to bar Muslims from entering the United States, according to the … Continue reading

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