tag: 2020

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In 2020, we are grateful for the contributions of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians make to our country – from business to politics and everything in between.
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For Native voters, this election year has dealt us one disappointing data dilemma after another.
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How much longer must we put up with this ridiculous and corrupt man who has in his presidency made fools of the entire Senate, corrupted federal law scholars and committed several federal offenses?
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Voters of the Crow Tribe overwhelmingly chose Frank White Clay as their new president, ousting the incumbent from office.
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Lawmakers are getting back to work after a long recess and a divisive election as time runs out to advance Indian Country’s legislative agenda.
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The election is over. Joe Biden is now the President-elect of the United States.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is convening for the first time since the 2020 election and for the first time in nearly two months.
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The U.S. House of Representatives is slated to approve a bipartisan bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe.
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Just days after renewing criticism of Donald Trump, Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was indicted on federal bribery and extortion charges.
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Voters of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe made history by electing women to nearly every position.
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Donald Trump is a dangerous man and history has it made it possible for American Indians to view the prospect of his continued autocratic and corrupt rule a clear signal that changes are overdue.
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Kevin Killer, a former state lawmaker, and Alicia Mousseau, an expert in health and wellness issues, will be leading the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
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We call this time Piya Wiconi, a new life and a new beginning.
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Indian Country is celebrating after turning out in record numbers for one of the most consequential presidential elections in American history.
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Amid celebrations on one side, and vows to keep fighting on the other, Democrat Joe Biden claimed a “clear victory, a convincing victory” in the 2020 presidential election.
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Indian Country is stronger together.
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Although small and difficult to measure, the Native voting population is powerful.
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Four days after the November 3 election, ballots are still being counted. Donald Trump’s supporters don’t like it.
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“As sovereign governments, we will continue to wage an unrelenting battle against this existential threat to humanity,” NCAI President Fawn Sharp said of climate change.
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The election is over and it’s time to add up the results. Are there any bright spots for Indian Country?
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With the nation’s highest court stacked with even more conservative justices, tribes are once again paying close attention to a COVID-19 funding dispute they thought was over.
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Residents of the Blackfeet Nation complained about the limited number of ballot drop-off sites.
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“All things considered, the way that Native American and black people in America vote isn’t necessarily changing this year,” a student activist said.
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With the control of the U.S. Senate at stake, Native voters are playing a pivotal role in important races in North Carolina, Arizona, Montana and Alaska.
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Election Day always brings surprises, but so much is up in the air this year.
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Voter intimidation is illegal under state and federal law, and can result in lawsuits, fines or imprisonment.
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Native American and Alaska Native voters have the power to determine the next president.
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After largely ignoring important Native issues during most of the campaign, President Donald Trump recently has highlighted what he says are accomplishments for Native people in key states.
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Voter turnout in Indian Country has steadily increased in Montana. Will it make a difference in one of the most closely watched races in the nation?
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Voters are casting and dropping off ballots at sites throughout the nation, including Gila River Arena in Arizona’s largest city.
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Oil continues to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a federal judge said the operation should be shut down.
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Markwayne Mullin is seeking a fifth term in office. Danyell Lanier, a fellow Cherokee, is hoping to unseat him.
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NAFOA aims to keep our community about the news that impacts you the most.
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“Pascua Yaqui voters’ voices deserve to be heard – whether it’s one vote or a thousand votes,” said Chairman Peter S. Yucupicio.
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Unlike Donald Trump, Joe Biden is a man of his word, a letter to fellow Lumbees reads.
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Research by the U.S. Census finds the turnout rate for Native voters is lower than the national average.
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Accusations of pandering are flying as Native voters cast ballots in the final days of the heated presidential election.
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President Donald Trump gave a shout out to the Lumbee Tribe and the Catawba Nation during a campaign rally in North Carolina.
Joe Biden Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
Native supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are hosting a pre-watch party for the final debate of the 2020 campaign.
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With her fate in the hands of voters, Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) left little doubt about the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s to the nation’s highest court.