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Native Vote Indian Country Counts
Today we continue the fight for our rights, until everyone in Indian Country can freely cast their ballot.
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Mark your calendars. The White House Tribal Nations Summit is returning after a four-year absence.
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“There was a time, not long ago, where Indigenous people were supposed to be terminated,” said attorney Victoria Holland.
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The Democratic Party gained many new members in Indian Country because of the man they called FDR.
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Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland address a meeting on Native voting rights at the White House.
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South Dakota has a long and troubled history of disenfranchising Native voters.
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It took over 10 years and three presidential administrations but tribes and Native activists can finally claim victory over the Keystone XL Pipeline.
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The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is declaring victory for treaty rights and sacred places in an ongoing battle against the Republican governor of South Dakota.
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Native America Calling will get a look at the latest voting laws and what Native voting advocates are doing to counter them.
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They came with studies, they came with polls, they came with statistics. But Democrats and Republicans share little common ground on voting rights.
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Voting access, Indigenous languages and bison management were the big-ticket items for the Montana Legislature’s American Indian Caucus.
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The House of Representatives voted to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the deadly January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, despite the opposition of 175 Republicans.
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“I’ll fight tirelessly to represent our tribal communities and our tribes with honor,” Georgene Louis says as she seeks to fill the shoes of a fellow Pueblo trailblazer.
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Georgene Louis is seeking to make history as the next Native woman in Congress. Listen to her story.

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The Ho-Chunk Nation is moving forward with an off-reservation casino after securing support from the state of Wisconsin.
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Tribal nations are lining up behind a Pueblo woman in a crowded field of candidates for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District.
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The former chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is speaking out about his criminal corruption case as he seeks to dismiss all of the charges against him.
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What lessons are we left with from the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Donald Trump’s second impeachment and Joe Biden’s inauguration — all within the first month of 2021?
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The loss of the presidential election and a second impeachment aren’t stopping the Trump administration from dropping new proposals on Indian Country.
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Clara Pratte, a citizen of the Navajo Nation who worked on the Joe Biden presidential campaign, is Native America Calling’s Native in the Spotlight.
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Rep. Yvette Herrell (R-New Mexico), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has been all about Donald Trump since becoming the third Native woman to serve in Congress.
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I support all efforts to impeach and convict Donald Trump and make it impossible for him to hold this office/public office ever again.
The Capitol after the attack
The insurrection of January 6 shows us that we have a great amount of work to do to address racism, to address inequality, and to address the abuse of power.
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The vice president of the Navajo Nation contributed to the false belief that Donald Trump could remain in office despite losing the presidential election.
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The COVID-19 pandemic and a contentious presidential election dominated the news is 2020.
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A program that has reduced diabetes in Indian Country has been extended for another three years, resulting in a lifetime in the age of COVID-19.
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The federal government may not have a stellar track record when it comes to keeping promises in Indian Country, but tribal leaders think President-elect Joe Biden could be the exception.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo) is set to make history as the first Native person to hold a presidential cabinet position.
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Since the start of the 116th Congress, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) has introduced 51 pieces of legislation.
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Acknowledging the homelands of the Lenape people, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) introduced herself as a Pueblo woman, a single mother and an advocate for public lands as a key member of President-elect Joe Biden’s climate and energy team.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) offers remarks after being introduced as President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of the Interior on December 19, 2020.
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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduce key members of their climate and energy team, including Secretary of the Interior nominee Deb Haaland.
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In a historic first, Deb Haaland, one of the first two Native women to serve in the U.S. Congress, has been tapped to serve in the incoming Joe Biden administration.
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I look forward to January 20 when our new president and vice president are sworn in and the little orange man is escorted from the White House.
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Dealing with COVID-19 is one of president-elect Joe Biden’s highest priorities and Dr. Jill Jim of the Navajo Nation will be there to guide him.
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Of the 11 Democratic presidential electors who will cast Arizona’s Electoral College vote, three are tribal leaders.
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Enthusiasm across Arizona was higher this election than in the 2016 presidential contest, and final results show the contrast was even more stark in Indian Country.
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Lakota leaders continue to see an increase of COVID-19 cases in their territory.
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The pitiful behavior of our South Dakota representatives (all Republicans) would be a childish joke if it weren’t so pitifully ignorant.
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“It breaks my heart every day to watch it happen and watch TC Energy dig up the earth and go under our rivers and waterways,” said Lakota activist TaSina Sapa Win.