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Ohio Congressman Climbs Back Into McKinley Name-Change Battle

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) rose to the defense of the late William McKinley Wednesday with the latest in a long series of Buckeye State bills aimed at ending the Denali discussion and preventing a name change for the highest mountain in North America.

North to Alaska: Images of Election 2014 in Native Villages

Stephanie Woodard | Posted 01.28.2015 | Good News
Stephanie Woodard

Voter turnout shot up in Togiak and throughout Native Alaska this year, thanks to the increased availability of early voting, improved language assistance for traditional-language speakers and ballot measures Natives strongly supported.

A Quiet American Epidemic

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Too many seem to believe that anyone who is serious enough about suicide to use a gun would find an equally effective means if a gun were not available. When it comes to guns and suicide, especially in young people, there are things we can do.

Who's an Indian? The Feds Aren't So Sure

Dave Baldridge | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics
Dave Baldridge

It's time, after more than two centuries of dealing with American Indians, for the feds to get their act together and accept the broader definition of who's an American Indian in the Affordable Care Act.

Army Awards $250 Million Contract To Tiny, Inexperienced Firm Due To 'Alaska Native' Status

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In summer 2008, the U.S. military had a major problem. More than 2,400 service members had reported being sexually assaulted the previous year, and th...