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Lynn Armitage: Donald Trump supporters in Indian Country must speak up






Donald Trump Jr., the son of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, spoke to supporters on the Navajo Nation on November 4, 2016. Photo by PhxLuv8

Are you Native American? Do you want Donald Trump to win the election on November 8? Then join the Republican presidential nominee's new Native American Coalition with Lynn Armitage, a citizen of the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin:
It’s a lonely world out there, standing on my soapbox in Indian Country stumping for Trump. I was beginning to think I was living on another planet. But since my last column was published, other Martians have stepped forward.

And I feel one with the universe again.

With just days until the most important election of our lifetime, it’s important that we all speak out on the issues that matter most to us and our families—civilly, without judgment and ridicule.

I get it—most of Indian Country votes Democrat, and I made it clear about how that mystifies me. Democrats love big government and well, we know what the big, bad American government has done to Native Americans.

Despite our differences in political parties, I ask you to consider this one salient point as a Native American: If protecting the sovereignty of tribal nations is important to you, and I know it is, then you do not want to vote for Hillary Clinton.

Why?

Read More:
Lynn Armitage: I Am Not Alone in the Wilderness of Native Trump Supporters (Indian Country Today 11/6)

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