Category Archives: Campaigns

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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Senator Heitkamp (D-ND) Highlighting Native Youth on Instagram

In support of S. 246, The Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act, Senator Heidi Heitkamp is highlighting Native youth from North Dakota on her Instagram account starting yesterday.  It will continue over the next few days. … Continue reading

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Colorado Governor Commissions Study On Indian Mascots in Public Schools

Executive Order here. Press release here. Link to media coverage here.

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Heather Kendall-Miller & Lloyd Miller: GOP candidate a threat to Native rights

From Indianz: Now that the primary is over and Dan Sullivan is the Republican nominee running against Alaska Senator Mark Begich, it’s time to closely examine his record on issues of import to Alaska Natives. The Native community has long … Continue reading

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