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Mark Trahant

Mark Trahant is Professor of Journalism at the University of North Dakota. He blogs at Trahant Reports. A member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe in Idaho, he is a former president of the Native American Journalists Association.

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The  Army Corps of Engineers  has done a 180 on the Dakota Access Pipeline, turning victory into another battle for Native Americans.

The Dakota Access Pipeline is back in business

The Army Corps of Engineers has done a 180 on the Dakota Access Pipeline, turning victory into another battle for Native Americans.

from To the Point

The Thanksgiving holiday celebrates the supposedly peaceful partnership between early European settlers and the natives who lived in America first.

American-Indian wars, 21st century style

The Thanksgiving holiday celebrates the supposedly peaceful partnership between early European settlers and the natives who lived in America first.

from To the Point

So the major talking point for the Oregon protesters is about taking back the land from the federal government.

Native American Reaction to the Oregon Land Protest

So the major talking point for the Oregon protesters is about taking back the land from the federal government.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

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Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.

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Is Roger Stone for real?

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Human civilization is threatened by climate change. But it also needs the energy from fossil fuels that now emit greenhouse gases.

from To the Point

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s running for president in 2020. He almost won the democratic nomination in 2016. Can he do it in 2020?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand