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Native Vote
“There was a time, not long ago, where Indigenous people were supposed to be terminated,” said attorney Victoria Holland.
Aaron Payment
Advocating for our tribal nations and our people through participation in the political process is one of the most important choices we can make.
Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary Deb Haaland
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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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) repeated her refusal to end the filibuster on the same day Republicans used the maneuver to block debate on voting rights legislation.
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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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As May comes to a close, Native America Calling will take a look at some of the big headlines of the month.
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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.
Tim Giago
It is against the culture and the traditions of the Oglala Sioux Tribe to deny its own citizens equal protection under the law.
chuckhoskin
Breaking the Treaty of 1866 could be our undoing.
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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.
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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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“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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Research by the U.S. Census finds the turnout rate for Native voters is lower than the national average.
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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.
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“You have the full endorsement of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,” President Rodney Bordeaux told the Democratic presidential ticket.
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Native people may face barriers to voting but not enough to assure residents of the Navajo Nation that their ballots will be counted.
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The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund, and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition condemn the Trump administration’s pursuit of an incomplete 2020 Census.
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President Donald Trump and Republicans sued to stop voting by mail in Montana, a state where the Native vote has been crucial.
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What was a showdown between the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and a local official has now turned into a stalemate over an early voting site for the community.
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It is time for all Native Americans living in South Dakota to realize that we have the power.
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A new policy lets Arizona residents without traditional street addresses register to vote online — a big change for people living on reservations.