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Empire Editorial: Another election, another frivolous complaint

...lieutenant 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...
Gov. Parnell calls Fleener comments 'tall tale'

...that Parnell was an 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...
Tribal leaders welcome Holder's voting access plan

...Associate Attorney General Tony West discussed the announcement later Monday in Anchorage, during a speech to the National Congress of American Indians.Despite reforms to strengthen voting rights, there also have been setbacks, West told the...
Alaska Native Studies Conference comes to Juneau

...Native Village of Afognak in Alaska. Currently Dr. Villegas is the Director of the Policy Research Center at the National Congress of American Indians. She received her PhD from Harvard and was a Fulbright scholar. Dr. Villegas has a strong...
Sealaska CEO meets Obama at White House

...corporation representative to have met the president during the conference.The Alaska Federation of Natives and the National Congress of American Indians supported sending a representative from one of the regional corporations created by the Alaska...
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Groups discuss safety of Alaskan women

...legislation which was reauthorized in March. The Unity Meeting on VAWA - which included representatives from the National Congress of American Indians, the Alaska Federation of Natives and domestic violence and sexual assault prevention organizations...
Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus, dies at 95

...he and other jailed members of his banned African National Congress were able to smuggle out messages of guidance to...fragile. Its democracy has flaws, and the African National Congress has struggled to deliver on promises. It is a front...
Teen shares tragic story hoping to inspire others to take a stand

...going to be a leader in my community and maybe in my state to help stop this. I just came back from Oklahoma, the National Congress of American Indians (conference), and they're basically dealing with the same things. What did you learn from...
No consensus among Indians on 'Redskins' name

...Comanche, Oneida and Seminole tribes, as well as the National Congress of American Indians, the largest intertribal organization...and an ethnic group 'frozen in history,'" the National Congress said in a brief filed in the lawsuit.The Merriam-Webster...
Alaska Editorial: Build the road from King Cove to Cold Bay

...Alaska Legislature, Gov. Sean Parnell, the Congressional delegation, the Alaska Federation of Natives and the National Congress of American Indians.Opposition has been as fierce as the King Cove weather. Environmental groups invoked the...


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