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House Dems talk Native voting, languages

...Natives make up 17 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/house-dems-talk-native-voting-languages
State | AK legislature
Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

...criminal elements.The 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-01/tribes-around-us-gather-discuss-legal-m
State
Alaska Native military service recognized

...world."In some tribal communities, one out of every 200 adults has served in the military," according to the National Congress of American Indians.Veterans, as well as family and friends, packed the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. A long line...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/alaska-native-military-service-recogniz
Local
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

The National Congress of American Indians, the Alaska Federation of Natives, the Alaska Native Brotherhood and the Alaska Native Sisterhood have added...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
State of Indian Nations speech underlines US-tribe relations

...commitments to them 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-23/state-indian-nations-speech-underlines-
State
AFN 2014: Report: Alaska has largest voting-age Native population in US

...up 17 percent of Alaska's voting-age population, the highest percentage of any state, said Malia Villegas, National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center director. Villegas gave a presentation on the Native vote at the joint...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/report-alaska-has-largest-voting-age-na
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-29/empire-editorial-another-election-ano
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-20/gov-parnell-calls-fleener-comments-tall
State
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...First Nations across the border and the matter will soon be brought before the Alaska Federation of Natives and the National Congress of the American Indian.Many groups have sent letters to Alaska's Congressional delegation asking for involvement...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-22/controversial-ksm-mine-gets-key-perm
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-10/tribal-leaders-welcome-holders-voting-a
State

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