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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
Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

...discussions are heating up: On Monday, about 200 tribal leaders attended a meeting of the National Congress of American Indians, which included a closed-to-the-press panel discussion with Justice Department officials on marijuana legalization...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-01/tribes-around-us-gather-discuss-legal-m
State
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
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
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
State of Indian Nations speech underlines US-tribe relations

...and create partnerships with them based on deference, not paternalism, the president of the National Congress of American Indians said Thursday.Brian Cladoosby said in the annual State of Indian Nations address that too many reservations are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-23/state-indian-nations-speech-underlines-
State
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
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
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
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

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