Jodi Rave: Clinton and Obama court Indian vote
"The Native vote continues to play a prominent role in both the Obama and Clinton campaigns, with Montana and South Dakota among the country’s last presidential primaries.

On Tuesday, both campaigns announced alliances and support among tribes and tribal leaders.

President Bill Clinton - who met with Montana tribal leaders over the weekend in Billings - is scheduled to go to South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation on Wednesday after speaking in Missoula.

Meanwhile, the Obama campaign picked up full tribal council endorsements from the Crow Nation and Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes.

With Montana’s June 3 primaries on the horizon, President Geri Small of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe announced last Thursday her endorsement of Clinton."

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Jodi Rave: Campaigns continue to court Native vote (The Missoulian 5/14)

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