Indian Country politics and public policy

Commentary by Mark Trahant

  Mark Trahant TrahantReports.com Indian Country is a key voting bloc in the Democrat’s campaign to win more House seats. Sort of. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is focusing on 19 seats that the party thinks it can win from Republicans, labeled as the “Red to Blue” campaign. Three of those seats have a signifiant …

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ANCHORAGE — A changing Arctic? It’s a region that presents incredible challenges and opportunities for Indigenous People. One of those unique opportunities involves governance. The Arctic Council is eight nations who work together on complex issues ranging from climate change to a sustainable future. The Arctic Council met last week as the U.S. began a …

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Press conference at 9 am at National Park Service (pre-registration required.) Summary of the Anchorage meeting, press information. More about the Arctic Council and the U.S. Chair. Last year’s AC annual report. Indigenous issues Almost four million people live in the Arctic and one estimate is that ten percent of that population is Indigenous. Greenland, …

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