Election

Native American plaintiffs in a lengthy, class-action suit against the federal government say they're excited at the prospect of reaching a settlement with the new Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar.

The massive economic stimulus bill includes nearly three billion dollars for Indian tribes; that's more than the entire current budget of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. A good chunk of that will likely go to the Navajo Nation. As Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker reports, tribal leaders there are desperate for funding for basic infrastructure projects.

Voting rights advocates are calling for congressional hearings into what they say is voter suppression on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Reservations in South Dakota.

An update on the race between Theresa Two Bulls and Russell Means for president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

With the election of Denise Juneau, Montana has made history by electing a Native American woman to a statewide office.

Antonia Gonzales talks to a Native American man who attended the speech in Chicago. 

Tristan Ahtone talks with Native people about what the election of Barack Obama means to them.

 Native Americans did not have the right to vote in New Mexico until after 1948.

Kurt Gwartney speaks with Native Oklahoma voters.

Find out what you should do if you feel your vote is being suppressed or if you suspect voter fraud.

A look at the impact the current economic crisis will have on tribal economies and how that is affecting the upcoming elections.

Recently, Native college students held an event in Colorado.

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