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Veterans housing goes up for Ketchikan tribal members

...KIC Development Manager Joel Azure says the residence will be the second housing complex made for a specific demographic of tribal members.The other is senior housing near Houghtaling Elementary School.KIC manages 27 affordable units throughout Ketchikan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-24/veterans-housing-goes-ketchikan-tribal-
State
Iraq struggles with sectarian politics after Ramadi fall

...office, he promised to create new Sunni tribal forces. While the government has put...Shiite politicians, distrust of the Sunni tribal fighters runs deep. Shiite lawmaker Aliya...elections.Meanwhile, Iraqi troops and Sunni tribal fighters repelled an attack overnight...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/iraq-struggles-sectarian-politics-aft
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Same-sex marriage mixes with tribal sovereignty

...of a new statute explicitly authorizing its tribal court to conduct marriage ceremonies - with...treatment for same-sex couples.Expanding the tribal court is part of a wider effort to exercise tribal sovereignty, a priority of President Richard...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/same-sex-marriage-mixes-tribal-sovereig
Local
Tribal group sues Central Council over spent funds

...Tribes of Alaska welcomed hundreds of tribal members who traveled from Seattle, San...Frontier to this week's 80th annual tribal assembly in Juneau, some local members...members," Douglas Indian Association Tribal Administrator Andrea Cadiente-Laiti...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-19/tribal-group-sues-central-council-over-
Local
Alaska State Troopers investigate 2 fires in Atmautluak

...afternoon and another early Sunday morning, Troopers flew into the village to investigate.The fires damaged the village's Tribal Office Building and the Moravian Church. The office sustained only minor damage to one room and the outside of the building...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-19/alaska-state-troopers-investigate-2-fir
State
ISIS looks for collaborators after taking key Iraqi city

...welcome any group, including Shiite militias, to come and help us in liberating the city from the militants," said Sunni tribal leader Naeem al-Gauoud, who fought to defend Ramadi and criticized what he called "lack of good planning by the military...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-19/isis-looks-collaborators-after-taking
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SEARHC receives grant from Native American rights law firm

...Sachse, Endreson and Perry. The nearly 40-year-old firm specializes in tribal law and recently launched a $3.5 million charitable program to support tribal health care. The grant awarded to SEARHC is part of that program.SEARHC says...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-10/searhc-receives-grant-native-americ
Neighbors
Mallott heads to BC for mine issues

JUNEAU - Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott plans to meet with Canadian officials, tribal leaders and Canadian mining interests during a trip focused on transboundary resource issues.Mallott's visit to British Columbia...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-03/mallott-heads-bc-mine-issues
State
US Senator wants to change federal 'rural' label process

...wait and see what happens," said Saxman council president Lee Wallace.Wallace said a lawsuit filed by the community's tribal government in 2014 will remain as a placeholder and something Saxman can pursue if there is not a full reversal of the 2007...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/us-senator-wants-change-federal-rural-l
State
Tlingit, Haida tribes meet

Tlingit and Haida tribal citizens from Anchorage to Seattle...collaborative relationship between the state and tribal organizations.Walker said his administration...looks forward to addressing rural and tribal issues, adding that he is willing to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-16/tlingit-haida-tribes-meet
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