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American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

The National Congress of American Indians, the Alaska Federation of Natives, the Alaska Native Brotherhood...our rivers and streams is paramount for Alaska Natives and American Indians, especially those who rely on our traditional and customary...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
Native Voices traveling exhibit opens in Juneau April 14

...was created in consultation with Alaska Natives, American Indians, and Native Hawaiians, and examines how wellness...how the determinants of health for Alaska Natives, American Indians, and Native Hawaiians are tied to community, the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/native-voices-traveling-exhibit-opens-jun
Art
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...be amended to prevent groups from making unlimited campaign contributions. SJR7The state supports the idea of an American Indians Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. SJR8The U.S. Congress should ensure independent military investigators...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
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
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
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
Panel hears plan to cap lawyers' fees in $3.4B settlement between American Indians, government

...the government's $3.4 billion settlement with American Indians over mismanaged royalties are "stonewalling" a...have agreed to a $3.4 billion settlement with American Indians if it knew the plaintiffs' lawyers would try to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-04-05/panel-hears-plan-cap-lawyers-fees-34b-s
State
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
House Dems talk Native voting, languages

...percent of Alaska's voting-age population, the highest percentage of any state, according to National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center numbers. The voter turnout rate for Native people across the country is 5 to 14 percent lower...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/house-dems-talk-native-voting-languages
State | AK legislature
Free flu shots offered at Public Health

...Hargrave said, recommending vaccination. According to the CDC, compared to the general U.S. population, American Indians and Alaska Natives are more likely to be hospitalized with the flu."Experts aren't sure exactly why, but reasons...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/free-flu-shots-offered-public-health
Local

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