December 08, 2016

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Trump not saying what he’ll do about Dakota Access pipeline Written by JAMES MacPHERSON and BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press 34
Memo claims Trump backs pipeline based on policy, not investments Written by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press 67
Okla. gov says Trump visit centered on tribes, energy industry Written by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press 112
Tribes’ talk to North Dakota lawmakers canceled over protest Written by JAMES MacPHERSON and BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press 240
Many minorities find 'President-elect Trump’ scary prospect Written by JAY REEVES, Associated Press 186
Declining oil revenues challenge next North Dakota governor Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 155
Donald Trump’s Wisconsin win nets him presidenc Written by SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press 172
Elder places historic vote at Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation Written by Stacey Montooth 540
Montana House race contrast: Navy SEAL vs Indian educator Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 263
Nevada tribes seek $117K in legal costs in voting suit Written by Associated Press 241
Rhode Island to accept voters’ tribal ID cards Written by Associated Press 379
Court considers blocking Arizona ballot-collection law Written by BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Pres 273
Federal judge denies Navajos’ request for more polling sites Written by Associated Press 283
Libertarian’s Johnson has never been the typical politician Written by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press 365
Court-ordered voting site set for Nevada tribe in US suit Written by Associated Press 230
N.D. candidates promote face-to-face talks on pipeline Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 255
US Justice Department backs Nevada tribes on voting test Written by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press 466
As Clinton focuses on debate, Trump says he’d champion women Written by JILL COLVIN, Associated Press 400
Affidavit allowed for North Dakota voters lacking ID Written by Associated Press 267
Navajos ask federal judge to restore polling places in Utah Written by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press 269
Green Party’s Jill Stein charged with trespassing, mischief at pipeline protest Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 663
Nevada tribes: Unequal polling access violates voting rights Written by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press 467
Court denies appeal in case about Native Hawaiian election Written by CATHY BUSSEWITZ, Associated Press 587
Candidate says Indian reservations hinder free markets Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1128
Texas reaches deal on weaker voter ID rules for November Written by PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press 597
Judge blocks North Dakota’s voter identification law Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 538
Montana race with Native woman candidate remains under radar Written by BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press 805
Trump’s ‘Make America Great Again’ target of minority satire Written by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press 966
September date set for North Carolina voter ID state trial Written by GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press 635
Connecticut tribal leaders speak out against Trump’s remarks Written by SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press 697
Online system aimed at raising Oklahoma voter registration Written by Associated Press 584
Trump's 'Pocahontas' attack rooted in Warren heritage issue Written by Associated Press 1010
Gov. appoints first American Indian to MN Supreme Court Written by KYLE POTTER, Associated Press 864
American Indians urn focus inward for political empowerment Written by BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press 714
Native Americans turn focus inward for political empowerment Written by BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press 838
Judge asked to temporarily block North Dakota voter ID laws Written by Associated Press 784
Penobscots vacate statehouse seat it has held since 1800s Written by Associated Press 765
Fed appeals court considers if Hawaiian election case moot Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 880
Trail Translator: Gun debate revolves around 27 words Written by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press 800
Sen. Warren lashes out at Republicans, Trump over judges Written by ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent 754
Navajo Nation lawmakers firming up meeting with Donald Trump Written by Associated Press 645
About 60 percent of Mont. absentee voters have cast ballots so far Written by BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press 687
Casino reverses media ban at New Mexico GOP convention Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 608
Montana sets up 13 satellite voting offices for tribes Written by Associated Press 790
Media banned from political convention on tribal property Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 699
Bernie Sanders calls for ‘new relationship’ with Native Americans Written by Campaign Media Release 1744
Alcohol debate in Oklahoma turns testy after Indian comment Written by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press 1334
Utah county defends mail-in voting against Navajo lawsuit Written by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press 825
Judge declines to throw out North Dakota voter ID lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 912
North Dakota Democrats endorse Chase Iron Eyes for Congress Written by Associated Press 1001
ull-time election office to open on Blackfeet reservation Written by Associated Press 990
Long lines bog down Arizona presidential primary Written by BOB CHRISTIE and BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press 903
Bernie Sanders woos American Indians in Arizona Written by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press 1041
Wife of Bernie Sanders to meet with Apaches in Arizona Written by Associated Press 1154
Begay announces run for 1st Congressional District seat Written by Associated Press 962
Utah county sued over voting access for Navajo citizens Written by Associated Press 775
Judge orders districts redrawn in Utah’s San Juan County Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1503
Secretary of state files motion to dismiss voter ID lawsuit Written by Associated Press 1028
Montana establishes 5 election offices on tribal land Written by Associated Press 930
North Dakota tribal citizens sue state over voter ID Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 1465
Court denies Hawaiian election opponents’ contempt motion Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1012
Blaine County offers 2-day offices for Fort Belknap voting Written by Associated Press 1133
Hawaiian self-governance uncertain after election cancelled Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press 1383
Campaign Trail Translator: Establishment takes a beating Written by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press 1185
Supreme Court blocks Native Hawaiian election vote count Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1320
Supreme Court justice blocks Native Hawaiian vote count Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1360
Opponents ask high court to block Native Hawaiian vote count Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press 1476
Fed appeals court won’t stop Hawaiian election vote count Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1416
Vote to proceed involving self-governing by Native Hawaiians Written by Associated Press 2359
Judge to rule Friday on fate of Native Hawaiian election Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1545
Councilor avoids motion to censure over Native holiday Written by MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press 1143
Counties to work with tribal governments on voting access Written by Associated Press 1100
Lawsuit, divisiveness hamper Native Hawaiian election effort Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1048
US government weighs in on Native Hawaiian election lawsuit Written by Associated Press 1812
Republican candidate says NFL’s R*dsk*ns name not offensive Written by SERGIO BUSTOS, Associated Press 1744
Tribal leaders demand Montana open satellite voting offices Written by Associated Press 1890
Parties reach settlement in Alaska Native voting-rights case Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 1641
Lawsuit: Native Hawaiian election would be unconstitutional Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 3013
Blackfeet man says he’ll run for US House in 2016 Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press 2062
City attorney says mayor broke ethics guidelines Written by Associated Press 1582
Tribal representatives withdraw from Maine Legislature Written by ALANNA DURKIN, Associated Press 1788
Justice Department eyes voting reforms for American Indians Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2212
Reid hits NFL over ‘racist’ R*dsk*ns name Written by Associated Press 2242
Judge refuses to dismiss Jackson County voting rights case Written by Associated Press 1867
Republican Budget Resolutions: Same Failed Top-Down Economics for Oklahoma Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2196
Bill to receive $150M in federal health care services dies Written by STAFF REPORTS 2629
New Mexico bill calls for study of controlling federal land Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3465
DOJ asks judge to not dismiss voting rights suit Written by Associated Press 3281
Congressman’s Native American remark causes outcry Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4536
Judge asks if settlement possible in voting case Written by Associated Press 3867
Fate of Oklahoma congressional race undecided Written by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press 3469
Alaska Native vote could impact election Written by KATIE MORITZ, Juneau Empire 3517
2 tribes miss deadline to open election offices Written by Associated Press 3466
Justices balk at last-minute voting changes Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press 3465
Native Americans say voting rights are violated Written by Associated Press 4074
Sullivan defends record on Alaska Native issues Written by BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press 3334
Request for rehearing in voter ID case rejected Written by SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press 3244
Wisconsin voter ID foes ask court to reconsider Written by TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press 3228
USDA Announces Investments to Increase Economic Activity in Rural Areas and on Native Lands Written by USDA Media Release 3844
Poarch Creeks donate to GOPKIM CHANDLER, Associated Press Written by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press 3233
Tension as Seattle indigenous vote delayed Written by Associated Press 3301
Judge orders state to help Yup'ik, Gwich'in voters Written by Associated Press 3255
Lawmakers ask NFL to support Washington team name change Written by FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press 3464
Voting office to open on Blackfeet reservation Written by as 3892
County name change to 'Oglala Lakota County' proposal OK’d for vote Written by Associated Press 3133
CAMPAIGN WATCH: This week in the race to November Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press 3240
Native speakers focus of voting rights trial Written by Associated Press 3101
Standoff with Indians at mine in Amazon ends Written by Associated Press 3204
Tribal leaders welcome Holder's voting access plan Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 3386
Native Americans hold rally at Oklahoma Capitol Written by Associated Press 3437
Trial scheduled in voting rights case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3038
Native American cabinet position proposed in Okla. Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 4375
Lobbyists dole out $400K in campaign contributions Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 3980
Okla.’s Shannon says he’s running for US Senate Written by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press 3589
Former SD senator explores run as Independent for US office Written by Karen Eagle, Native Sun News 7169
NCAI elects new Executive Committee Written by Sarah Beccio, NCAI Media ReleaseTULSA, Okla. – The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) elected a new Executive Committee today at the 70th Annual Convention & Marketplace. The Executive Committee is charged with advancing the mission of NCAI to p 5560
SD board defers stand on Indian voting stations Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press Writer 5194
3 SD tribes seek state help for voting stations Written by Associated Press 4477
Alaska Natives sue over election translations Written by Associated Press 4918
Political odd couple together again on voting law Written by LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press 3711
Can escape clause save voting rights provision? Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press 5284
Indian Attorney Association to help voters on election day Written by Oklahoma Indian Bar Association News Release 6695
Epic Mass. Senate battle races toward Election Day Written by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press 4898
Tribal leaders push for big Indian voter turnout Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6354
Judge denies satellite voting for Montana Indians Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 5028
No high court action on voting rights law Written by MARK SHERMAN and JAY REEVES, Associated Press 4698
Minorities donating little to presidential races Written by JACK GILLUM and LUIS ALONSO LUGO, Associated Press 4585
National tribal group focuses on voter ID laws Written by Associated Press 6069
Groups mobilize to register Native voters Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 8018
FACT CHECK: Presidential debate missteps Written by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press 6175
Mass. Senate hopefuls battle over work histories Written by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press 5433
NCAI Characterizes Massachusetts Senate Campaign as 'Extremely Disturbing' Written by NCAI News Release 7410
Study: ID laws could trip up young minority voters Written by SONYA ROSS, Associated Press 5479
Native Vote Launches National Grassroots Media Campaign Written by Publisher 6681
Federal court rejects Florida early voting changes Written by GARY FINEOUT, Associated Press 4599
NM taxpayers spent nearly $8M on redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 6295
Tribes work for record Native American vote Written by Associated Press 5179
Feds to monitor NM polls on election day Written by Associated Press 6460
Justice Dept. to monitor Pine Ridge vote Written by Associated Press 6086
US Sen. Brown calls for bipartisanship, civility Written by BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press Writer 5762
Mass. Senate hopeful explains heritage listing Written by Associated Press 5810
In Mass, document supports Warren’s Cherokee claim Written by Associated Press 6179
In Mass. US Senate race, a question of Native heritage Written by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press 5774
House GOP responds with own bill to protect women Written by JIM ABRAMS, Associated Press 5991
A political tip sheet for the rest of us Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press 6065
Court denies Wyoming county’s voting rights appeal Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 11790
NM lawmakers put off vote on Indian Affairs nominee Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 9627
A political tip sheet for the rest of us Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press 4942
Obama holds fundraiser with tribal supporters Written by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press 6104
Residents of SD county sue over early voting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7637
Judge adopts NM Senate redistricting compromise Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6312
Navajo Nation sues Utah county over voting issues Written by JENNIFER DOBNER, Associated Press 5019
Compromise plan offered on NM Senate redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5213
Court issues decision in state House redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5203
Trial starts on NM congressional redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5542
Web an increasing tool to link campaigns, voters Written by BETH FOUHY, Associated Press 4572
GOP, some Democrats eye redistricting compromise Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 6640
Nevada tribes now part of governor's cabinet Written by Associated Press 5593
SD lawmakers approve new 35 voting districts Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 6785
SD redistricting fight to focus on Aberdeen area Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 5594
NM Dems oppose special master for redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 4943
Election language help waived for SD counties Written by Associated Press 5030
Fla. wants end to federal oversight of elections Written by BILL KACZOR, Associated Press 5219
Organization hosts unprecedented polling event Written by KIM BACA 5506
Analysis: NM redistricting replays 2001 battle Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5008
Panel approves changes to SD legislative districts Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 5178
GOP objects to redistricting plan for PRC Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5713
New Mexico House approves PRC redistricting plan Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5523
Panel works to redraw SD legislative districts Written by Associated Press 5575
Lawmakers urged to keep Indian-majority districts Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 4647
Martinez to hold summit with NM tribal leaders Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 6796
Okla. congressman praises proposed domestic violence law Written by Associated Press 5928
Court reconsiders Arizona voter citizenship law Written by LINDA DEUTSCH, Associated Press 5968
New Mexico lawmakers start task of redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 6894
Recount ordered in Choctaw chief race Written by Associated Press 6575
SD redistricting panel plans hearings for summer Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 7797
Cowan Watts Seeking Re-Election to Cherokee Council Written by Cara Cowan Watts Campaign 9927
Fremont Co. elections cost nearly $77,000 Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7390
Voter bribery bill fails in SD House panel Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 7532
Senate Republicans takes up voter ID requirement Written by SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press 7380
House panel shelves proposal to require voter ID Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 7584
Committee moves bill to change voting districts Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7585
Wyo. lawmakers consider changing voting districts Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7470
Polling places may be required on ND reservations Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 8803
Mail ballots fail amid charges of racism Written by MATT GOURAS, Associated Press 7755
Indians question Colorado firm’s motives in vote case Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 9278
Committee endorses hybrid districting bill Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press Writer 7980
Food for Votes - SD won't prosecute food-for-votes allegations Written by CHET BROKAW, 
Associated Press Writer 7259
Kristi Noem Faces Indian Country Written by Ernestine Chasing Hawk, Native Sun News staff 10720
Introducing the new governors around the nation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 9660
Republicans win House; Democrats keep Senate Written by STEVEN R. HURST, Associated Press 9381
House committees to get new GOP chairmen Written by LARRY MARGASAK and JIM ABRAMS, Associated Press 6694
Okla. House candidate goes door-to-door Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 8539
Judge orders reservation voting sites open Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 8253
Jackley investigating food for votes claims Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7945
Benson prosecutor responds to tribal lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6938
Congress punts tough choice until after election Written by ANDREW TAYLOR and LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press Writers 5184
And they're out! Congress flees DC to campaign Written by LAURIE KELLMAN and JIM ABRAMS, Associated Press Writers 5369
Okla. ballot ranges from schools, official English Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5451
Lawsuit against state questions could be refiled Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6184
Cherokee Tribal Councilor announces run for Chief's seat Written by Bill John Baker for Principal Chief Campaign release 6796
Cherokee Chief Announces His Re-Election Bid Written by Smith/Soap Campaign Office Release 6967
INDN’s List Opposes Racially Charged Comments by Mayor Written by INDN's List release 6962
Justice Department to monitor elections in Apache, Navajo counties Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5883
NM senator, Navajo VP to contend for presidency Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 5681
Navajos to narrow crowd of presidential hopefuls Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5441
12 Navajos vie for tribe's top elected position Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 6171
Judge to hear Fremont County voting arguments Written by BEN NEARY, 
Associated Press Writer 5534
Fremont County Commission endorses 2 voting plans Written by BEN NEARY, 
Associated Press Writer 5272
Few Navajo lawmakers will have incumbent advantage Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5446
Filing deadline for Navajo Nation Council extended Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 5409
Osage Nation Election Results Written by Paula Stabler, Osage Nation 10231
Tofpi disputes turnout of recall vote Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 7254
Kiowa chairman faces recall vote Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native Times Correspondent 9762
Osage Nation Elections to be held June 7th Written by PAULA STABLER, Osage Nation 8344
Econ development popular platform on Navajo Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 6453
Hearing on Navajo election matter called off Written by Associated Press 6187
Fremont County delays candidate registrations Written by BEN NEARY
, Associated Press Writer 5333
Crist gets warm welcome from Seminoles Written by Associated Press 5302
Nearly a dozen file for Navajo Nation's top job Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 7658
Lovejoy aims to be first Navajo female president Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 6222
Fremont Co. scrambles to address voting system Written by Associated Press 5158
Cape Wind adds wrinkle to Mass. governor’s race Written by STEVE LeBLANC
, Associated Press Writer 6236
Navajo Nation VP running for tribal president Written by Associated Press 6368
Ousted SD tribal leader questions election Written by Associated Press 5875
5 look to become next Navajo Nation president Written by Associated Press 7519
Navajo high court hears arguments in election case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 6200
Navajo judge halts applications for Tribal Council Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 5639
3 names removed from Crow Creek ballot Written by Associated Press 6490
Mohegans name first female chief in 300-plus years Written by STEPHANIE REITZ, 
Associated Press Writer 6510
ACLU seeks to expand voting lawsuit Written by WAYNE ORTMAN
, Associated Press Writer 7408
Little Shell opposition sets March 6 election Written by Associated Press 6397
Grievance over Navajo Council reduction dismissed Written by Associated Press 8057
Three Affiliated Tribes chairman wants second term Written by Associated Press 6819
NC inauguration ceremony held for Lumbee chairman Written by Associated Press 6887
Little Shell opposition plans Feb. election Written by Associated Press 6695
Ruling awaited in Fremont Co. voting rights case Written by BEN NEARY
, Associated Press Writer 6594
SD House rejects plan to add American Indian panel Written by Associated Press 6372
Departure of ND Sen. Dorgan unsettles Democrats Written by DALE WETZEL, 
Associated Press Writer 7051
Newton, Dutchie win seats on Southern Ute council Written by Associated Press 7683
Navajos vote to reduce size of Tribal Council Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 7168
Judge’s ruling puts Navajo president back on job Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 7305
Navajo politics turn sour over move to cut council Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 8588
BIA, tribal police dispatched to Cheyenne-Arapaho Complex Written by LISA SNELL, Native American Times 17871
Outgoing Cheyenne and Arapaho governor avoids office during protest Written by Associated Press 8671
Hopi tribal members elect chairman, vice chairman Written by Associated Press 7644
Muscogee (Creek) Nation to hold General, Special Elections Written by THOMPSON GOUGE, Muscogee Creek Nation 10276
2nd PETITION TO REMOVE CREEK CHIEF NOT RECEIVED Written by THOMPSON GOUGE Muscogee (Creek) Nation Public Relations 10626