January 18, 2017

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Experience with DAPL protests spurs bills Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 315
Revolt fizzles as Trump easily wins Electoral College vote Written by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press 370
Feds expand areas where ballots will be in Native languages Written by Associated Press 1144
Trump not saying what he’ll do about Dakota Access pipeline Written by JAMES MacPHERSON and BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press 210
Memo claims Trump backs pipeline based on policy, not investments Written by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press 222
Okla. gov says Trump visit centered on tribes, energy industry Written by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press 270
Tribes’ talk to North Dakota lawmakers canceled over protest Written by JAMES MacPHERSON and BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press 397
Many minorities find 'President-elect Trump’ scary prospect Written by JAY REEVES, Associated Press 314
Declining oil revenues challenge next North Dakota governor Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 280
Donald Trump’s Wisconsin win nets him presidenc Written by SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press 304
Elder places historic vote at Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation Written by Stacey Montooth 699
Montana House race contrast: Navy SEAL vs Indian educator Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 407
Nevada tribes seek $117K in legal costs in voting suit Written by Associated Press 346
Rhode Island to accept voters’ tribal ID cards Written by Associated Press 532
Court considers blocking Arizona ballot-collection law Written by BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Pres 389
Federal judge denies Navajos’ request for more polling sites Written by Associated Press 398
Libertarian’s Johnson has never been the typical politician Written by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press 492
Court-ordered voting site set for Nevada tribe in US suit Written by Associated Press 345
N.D. candidates promote face-to-face talks on pipeline Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 372
US Justice Department backs Nevada tribes on voting test Written by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press 584
As Clinton focuses on debate, Trump says he’d champion women Written by JILL COLVIN, Associated Press 516
Affidavit allowed for North Dakota voters lacking ID Written by Associated Press 346
Navajos ask federal judge to restore polling places in Utah Written by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press 335
Green Party’s Jill Stein charged with trespassing, mischief at pipeline protest Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 746
Nevada tribes: Unequal polling access violates voting rights Written by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press 554
Court denies appeal in case about Native Hawaiian election Written by CATHY BUSSEWITZ, Associated Press 667
Candidate says Indian reservations hinder free markets Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1233
Texas reaches deal on weaker voter ID rules for November Written by PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press 685
Judge blocks North Dakota’s voter identification law Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 597
Montana race with Native woman candidate remains under radar Written by BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press 879
Trump’s ‘Make America Great Again’ target of minority satire Written by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press 1067
September date set for North Carolina voter ID state trial Written by GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press 721
Connecticut tribal leaders speak out against Trump’s remarks Written by SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press 784
Online system aimed at raising Oklahoma voter registration Written by Associated Press 664
Trump's 'Pocahontas' attack rooted in Warren heritage issue Written by Associated Press 1090
Gov. appoints first American Indian to MN Supreme Court Written by KYLE POTTER, Associated Press 952
American Indians urn focus inward for political empowerment Written by BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press 780
Native Americans turn focus inward for political empowerment Written by BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press 907
Judge asked to temporarily block North Dakota voter ID laws Written by Associated Press 883
Penobscots vacate statehouse seat it has held since 1800s Written by Associated Press 855
Fed appeals court considers if Hawaiian election case moot Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 959
Trail Translator: Gun debate revolves around 27 words Written by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press 868
Sen. Warren lashes out at Republicans, Trump over judges Written by ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent 844
Navajo Nation lawmakers firming up meeting with Donald Trump Written by Associated Press 733
About 60 percent of Mont. absentee voters have cast ballots so far Written by BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press 764
Casino reverses media ban at New Mexico GOP convention Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 674
Montana sets up 13 satellite voting offices for tribes Written by Associated Press 896
Media banned from political convention on tribal property Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 768
Bernie Sanders calls for ‘new relationship’ with Native Americans Written by Campaign Media Release 1850
Alcohol debate in Oklahoma turns testy after Indian comment Written by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press 1418
Utah county defends mail-in voting against Navajo lawsuit Written by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press 915
Judge declines to throw out North Dakota voter ID lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1002
North Dakota Democrats endorse Chase Iron Eyes for Congress Written by Associated Press 1085
ull-time election office to open on Blackfeet reservation Written by Associated Press 1080
Long lines bog down Arizona presidential primary Written by BOB CHRISTIE and BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press 983
Bernie Sanders woos American Indians in Arizona Written by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press 1112
Wife of Bernie Sanders to meet with Apaches in Arizona Written by Associated Press 1238
Begay announces run for 1st Congressional District seat Written by Associated Press 1042
Utah county sued over voting access for Navajo citizens Written by Associated Press 831
Judge orders districts redrawn in Utah’s San Juan County Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1583
Secretary of state files motion to dismiss voter ID lawsuit Written by Associated Press 1100
Montana establishes 5 election offices on tribal land Written by Associated Press 1002
North Dakota tribal citizens sue state over voter ID Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 1544
Court denies Hawaiian election opponents’ contempt motion Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1065
Blaine County offers 2-day offices for Fort Belknap voting Written by Associated Press 1205
Hawaiian self-governance uncertain after election cancelled Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press 1460
Campaign Trail Translator: Establishment takes a beating Written by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press 1246
Supreme Court blocks Native Hawaiian election vote count Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1404
Supreme Court justice blocks Native Hawaiian vote count Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1431
Opponents ask high court to block Native Hawaiian vote count Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press 1556
Fed appeals court won’t stop Hawaiian election vote count Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1470
Vote to proceed involving self-governing by Native Hawaiians Written by Associated Press 2439
Judge to rule Friday on fate of Native Hawaiian election Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1601
Councilor avoids motion to censure over Native holiday Written by MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press 1214
Counties to work with tribal governments on voting access Written by Associated Press 1156
Lawsuit, divisiveness hamper Native Hawaiian election effort Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 1107
US government weighs in on Native Hawaiian election lawsuit Written by Associated Press 1878
Republican candidate says NFL’s R*dsk*ns name not offensive Written by SERGIO BUSTOS, Associated Press 1810
Tribal leaders demand Montana open satellite voting offices Written by Associated Press 1981
Parties reach settlement in Alaska Native voting-rights case Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 1719
Lawsuit: Native Hawaiian election would be unconstitutional Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press 3078
Blackfeet man says he’ll run for US House in 2016 Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press 2147
City attorney says mayor broke ethics guidelines Written by Associated Press 1650
Tribal representatives withdraw from Maine Legislature Written by ALANNA DURKIN, Associated Press 1868
Justice Department eyes voting reforms for American Indians Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2294
Reid hits NFL over ‘racist’ R*dsk*ns name Written by Associated Press 2320
Judge refuses to dismiss Jackson County voting rights case Written by Associated Press 1946
Republican Budget Resolutions: Same Failed Top-Down Economics for Oklahoma Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2254
Bill to receive $150M in federal health care services dies Written by STAFF REPORTS 2711
New Mexico bill calls for study of controlling federal land Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3525
DOJ asks judge to not dismiss voting rights suit Written by Associated Press 3354
Congressman’s Native American remark causes outcry Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4599
Judge asks if settlement possible in voting case Written by Associated Press 3941
Fate of Oklahoma congressional race undecided Written by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press 3537
Alaska Native vote could impact election Written by KATIE MORITZ, Juneau Empire 3579
2 tribes miss deadline to open election offices Written by Associated Press 3535
Justices balk at last-minute voting changes Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press 3536
Native Americans say voting rights are violated Written by Associated Press 4173
Sullivan defends record on Alaska Native issues Written by BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press 3428
Request for rehearing in voter ID case rejected Written by SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press 3336
Wisconsin voter ID foes ask court to reconsider Written by TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press 3303
USDA Announces Investments to Increase Economic Activity in Rural Areas and on Native Lands Written by USDA Media Release 3920
Poarch Creeks donate to GOPKIM CHANDLER, Associated Press Written by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press 3312
Tension as Seattle indigenous vote delayed Written by Associated Press 3370
Judge orders state to help Yup'ik, Gwich'in voters Written by Associated Press 3335
Lawmakers ask NFL to support Washington team name change Written by FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press 3533
Voting office to open on Blackfeet reservation Written by as 3958
County name change to 'Oglala Lakota County' proposal OK’d for vote Written by Associated Press 3206
CAMPAIGN WATCH: This week in the race to November Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press 3314
Native speakers focus of voting rights trial Written by Associated Press 3169
Standoff with Indians at mine in Amazon ends Written by Associated Press 3266
Tribal leaders welcome Holder's voting access plan Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 3452
Native Americans hold rally at Oklahoma Capitol Written by Associated Press 3502
Trial scheduled in voting rights case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3103
Native American cabinet position proposed in Okla. Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 4459
Lobbyists dole out $400K in campaign contributions Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 4050
Okla.’s Shannon says he’s running for US Senate Written by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press 3653
Former SD senator explores run as Independent for US office Written by Karen Eagle, Native Sun News 7313
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 5654
SD board defers stand on Indian voting stations Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press Writer 5287
3 SD tribes seek state help for voting stations Written by Associated Press 4547
Alaska Natives sue over election translations Written by Associated Press 4996
Political odd couple together again on voting law Written by LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press 3776
Can escape clause save voting rights provision? Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press 5361
Indian Attorney Association to help voters on election day Written by Oklahoma Indian Bar Association News Release 6776
Epic Mass. Senate battle races toward Election Day Written by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press 4964
Tribal leaders push for big Indian voter turnout Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6462
Judge denies satellite voting for Montana Indians Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 5101
No high court action on voting rights law Written by MARK SHERMAN and JAY REEVES, Associated Press 4766
Minorities donating little to presidential races Written by JACK GILLUM and LUIS ALONSO LUGO, Associated Press 4648
National tribal group focuses on voter ID laws Written by Associated Press 6141
Groups mobilize to register Native voters Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 8116
FACT CHECK: Presidential debate missteps Written by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press 6240
Mass. Senate hopefuls battle over work histories Written by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press 5496
NCAI Characterizes Massachusetts Senate Campaign as 'Extremely Disturbing' Written by NCAI News Release 7491
Study: ID laws could trip up young minority voters Written by SONYA ROSS, Associated Press 5536
Native Vote Launches National Grassroots Media Campaign Written by Publisher 6744
Federal court rejects Florida early voting changes Written by GARY FINEOUT, Associated Press 4673
NM taxpayers spent nearly $8M on redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 6365
Tribes work for record Native American vote Written by Associated Press 5249
Feds to monitor NM polls on election day Written by Associated Press 6545
Justice Dept. to monitor Pine Ridge vote Written by Associated Press 6156
US Sen. Brown calls for bipartisanship, civility Written by BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press Writer 5822
Mass. Senate hopeful explains heritage listing Written by Associated Press 5869
In Mass, document supports Warren’s Cherokee claim Written by Associated Press 6233
In Mass. US Senate race, a question of Native heritage Written by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press 5834
House GOP responds with own bill to protect women Written by JIM ABRAMS, Associated Press 6060
A political tip sheet for the rest of us Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press 6126
Court denies Wyoming county’s voting rights appeal Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 11884
NM lawmakers put off vote on Indian Affairs nominee Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 9691
A political tip sheet for the rest of us Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press 5008
Obama holds fundraiser with tribal supporters Written by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press 6161
Residents of SD county sue over early voting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7712
Judge adopts NM Senate redistricting compromise Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6382
Navajo Nation sues Utah county over voting issues Written by JENNIFER DOBNER, Associated Press 5104
Compromise plan offered on NM Senate redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5287
Court issues decision in state House redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5268
Trial starts on NM congressional redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5604
Web an increasing tool to link campaigns, voters Written by BETH FOUHY, Associated Press 4643
GOP, some Democrats eye redistricting compromise Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 6722
Nevada tribes now part of governor's cabinet Written by Associated Press 5664
SD lawmakers approve new 35 voting districts Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 6897
SD redistricting fight to focus on Aberdeen area Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 5678
NM Dems oppose special master for redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5013
Election language help waived for SD counties Written by Associated Press 5093
Fla. wants end to federal oversight of elections Written by BILL KACZOR, Associated Press 5304
Organization hosts unprecedented polling event Written by KIM BACA 5582
Analysis: NM redistricting replays 2001 battle Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5080
Panel approves changes to SD legislative districts Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 5237
GOP objects to redistricting plan for PRC Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5790
New Mexico House approves PRC redistricting plan Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 5607
Panel works to redraw SD legislative districts Written by Associated Press 5646
Lawmakers urged to keep Indian-majority districts Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 4715
Martinez to hold summit with NM tribal leaders Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 6876
Okla. congressman praises proposed domestic violence law Written by Associated Press 6012
Court reconsiders Arizona voter citizenship law Written by LINDA DEUTSCH, Associated Press 6033
New Mexico lawmakers start task of redistricting Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 6967
Recount ordered in Choctaw chief race Written by Associated Press 6646
SD redistricting panel plans hearings for summer Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 7869
Cowan Watts Seeking Re-Election to Cherokee Council Written by Cara Cowan Watts Campaign 10010
Fremont Co. elections cost nearly $77,000 Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7466
Voter bribery bill fails in SD House panel Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 7595
Senate Republicans takes up voter ID requirement Written by SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press 7450
House panel shelves proposal to require voter ID Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press 7660
Committee moves bill to change voting districts Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7682
Wyo. lawmakers consider changing voting districts Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7533
Polling places may be required on ND reservations Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 8869
Mail ballots fail amid charges of racism Written by MATT GOURAS, Associated Press 7824
Indians question Colorado firm’s motives in vote case Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 9340
Committee endorses hybrid districting bill Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press Writer 8040
Food for Votes - SD won't prosecute food-for-votes allegations Written by CHET BROKAW, 
Associated Press Writer 7329
Kristi Noem Faces Indian Country Written by Ernestine Chasing Hawk, Native Sun News staff 10811
Introducing the new governors around the nation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 9745
Republicans win House; Democrats keep Senate Written by STEVEN R. HURST, Associated Press 9453
House committees to get new GOP chairmen Written by LARRY MARGASAK and JIM ABRAMS, Associated Press 6759
Okla. House candidate goes door-to-door Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 8627
Judge orders reservation voting sites open Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 8319
Jackley investigating food for votes claims Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 8017
Benson prosecutor responds to tribal lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7006
Congress punts tough choice until after election Written by ANDREW TAYLOR and LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press Writers 5244
And they're out! Congress flees DC to campaign Written by LAURIE KELLMAN and JIM ABRAMS, Associated Press Writers 5450
Okla. ballot ranges from schools, official English Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5521
Lawsuit against state questions could be refiled Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6251
Cherokee Tribal Councilor announces run for Chief's seat Written by Bill John Baker for Principal Chief Campaign release 6864
Cherokee Chief Announces His Re-Election Bid Written by Smith/Soap Campaign Office Release 7041
INDN’s List Opposes Racially Charged Comments by Mayor Written by INDN's List release 7031
Justice Department to monitor elections in Apache, Navajo counties Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5958
NM senator, Navajo VP to contend for presidency Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 5751
Navajos to narrow crowd of presidential hopefuls Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5500
12 Navajos vie for tribe's top elected position Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 6243
Judge to hear Fremont County voting arguments Written by BEN NEARY, 
Associated Press Writer 5601
Fremont County Commission endorses 2 voting plans Written by BEN NEARY, 
Associated Press Writer 5332
Few Navajo lawmakers will have incumbent advantage Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5508
Filing deadline for Navajo Nation Council extended Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 5476
Osage Nation Election Results Written by Paula Stabler, Osage Nation 10328
Tofpi disputes turnout of recall vote Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 7337
Kiowa chairman faces recall vote Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native Times Correspondent 9876
Osage Nation Elections to be held June 7th Written by PAULA STABLER, Osage Nation 8423
Econ development popular platform on Navajo Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 6523
Hearing on Navajo election matter called off Written by Associated Press 6249
Fremont County delays candidate registrations Written by BEN NEARY
, Associated Press Writer 5418
Crist gets warm welcome from Seminoles Written by Associated Press 5379
Nearly a dozen file for Navajo Nation's top job Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 7746
Lovejoy aims to be first Navajo female president Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 6283
Fremont Co. scrambles to address voting system Written by Associated Press 5224
Cape Wind adds wrinkle to Mass. governor’s race Written by STEVE LeBLANC
, Associated Press Writer 6298
Navajo Nation VP running for tribal president Written by Associated Press 6433
Ousted SD tribal leader questions election Written by Associated Press 5932
5 look to become next Navajo Nation president Written by Associated Press 7597
Navajo high court hears arguments in election case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 6258
Navajo judge halts applications for Tribal Council Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 5708
3 names removed from Crow Creek ballot Written by Associated Press 6569
Mohegans name first female chief in 300-plus years Written by STEPHANIE REITZ, 
Associated Press Writer 6584
ACLU seeks to expand voting lawsuit Written by WAYNE ORTMAN
, Associated Press Writer 7481
Little Shell opposition sets March 6 election Written by Associated Press 6460
Grievance over Navajo Council reduction dismissed Written by Associated Press 8124
Three Affiliated Tribes chairman wants second term Written by Associated Press 6882
NC inauguration ceremony held for Lumbee chairman Written by Associated Press 6953
Little Shell opposition plans Feb. election Written by Associated Press 6766
Ruling awaited in Fremont Co. voting rights case Written by BEN NEARY
, Associated Press Writer 6662
SD House rejects plan to add American Indian panel Written by Associated Press 6435
Departure of ND Sen. Dorgan unsettles Democrats Written by DALE WETZEL, 
Associated Press Writer 7110
Newton, Dutchie win seats on Southern Ute council Written by Associated Press 7754
Navajos vote to reduce size of Tribal Council Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 7230
Judge’s ruling puts Navajo president back on job Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 7367
Navajo politics turn sour over move to cut council Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 8652
BIA, tribal police dispatched to Cheyenne-Arapaho Complex Written by LISA SNELL, Native American Times 18019
Outgoing Cheyenne and Arapaho governor avoids office during protest Written by Associated Press 8740
Hopi tribal members elect chairman, vice chairman Written by Associated Press 7731
Muscogee (Creek) Nation to hold General, Special Elections Written by THOMPSON GOUGE, Muscogee Creek Nation 10384
2nd PETITION TO REMOVE CREEK CHIEF NOT RECEIVED Written by THOMPSON GOUGE Muscogee (Creek) Nation Public Relations 10694