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Tribal leaders welcome Holder's voting access plan

...country to develop ways to increase voting access for American Indians and Alaska Natives.Holder said the goal is to require...Anchorage, during a speech to the National Congress of American Indians.Despite reforms to strengthen voting rights, there...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-10/tribal-leaders-welcome-holders-voting-a
State
Trial program offers free health insurance for Alaska Natives/American Indians

...between SouthEast Regional Health Consortium and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Natives and American Indians may be eligible for free additional health insurance coverage through a new trial program.The program, known as...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-18/trial-program-offers-free-health-in
Neighbors
Billy Frank Jr., tribal fishing activist, dies

...fishing rights and helped preserve a way of life for American Indians in the Northwest four decades ago, died Monday at...treaty rights cases and changed attitudes toward American Indians, said Richard Whitney, who was appointed a technical...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-06/billy-frank-jr-tribal-fishing-activist-
State
Empire Editorial: Another election, another frivolous complaint

...governor-hopeful Craig Fleener, where he accused Gov. Sean Parnell of skipping a planned event at the National Congress of American Indians conference in Anchorage earlier this month, a state Democratic party officer has now filed an ethics complaint against...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-29/empire-editorial-another-election-ano
Opinion
Gov. Parnell calls Fleener comments 'tall tale'

...unexpected "no show" at an Anchorage-area conference last week.The event was put on by the National Congress of American Indians, and Parnell's office says the governor had informed organizers ahead of time that he would not be attending due...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-20/gov-parnell-calls-fleener-comments-tall
State
Equal protection for all

...process of redress of grievances for Alaska Natives and American Indians? Where are the checks and balances within Tribal...citizens of the United States, Alaska Natives and American Indians lack equal protection under the law of their civil...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-07-07/equal-protection-all
Letters
Asians become the fastest-growing group in 2013

...increase at 2.3 percent, while American Indians grew by 1.5 percent and blacks...Asians (6.1 million); and American Indians and Alaska natives (1.1 million...had the largest percentage of American Indians and Alaska natives at 19.4...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-27/asians-become-fastest-growing-group-2
Not For Web
Trial opens in Native language voting lawsuit

...overreaching the voting rights law.Also this month, U.S. Attorney General Eric holder announced his office will consult with tribes across the country to develop ways to increase voting access for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/trial-opens-native-language-voting-laws
State
More than words

...as well as some other contributors. "There is a widespread, firm belief among Native American communities (American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians) and among professional Native educators that meaningful educational experiences...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-29/more-words
Local
Alaska Natives, American Indians exempt from Affordable Care Act

...administration ruled Wednesday that all Alaska Natives and American Indians who are eligible for services from the Indian Health...honor our historical commitment to the rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives and ensure that individuals protected...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-27/native-alaskans-american-indians-exempt
State

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