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Mark Trahant is the 20th Atwood Chair at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is a journalist, speaker and Twitter poet and is a member of The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Native Journalist Mark Trahant shares his thoughts on the recent elections and shares an idea on what the Obama administration could learn from Tribal Nations to reduce health care costs.

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Every once in a while, the very idea of a documentary series exactly matches what’s going on at home. Such is the case with Growing Native.
Six years ago Native voters helped elect Jon Tester to the U.S. Senate and four years ago they elected Denise Juneau to run the state's school system.
 
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