Arizona Native Vote Group


Arizona Native Vote Group

Location: Arizona
Members: 14
Latest Activity: Feb 18

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Voter Registration Deadline: October 6th

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Voters Registration Deadline (Arizona)


Started by NCAI Aug 3, 2012.

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Comment by Richard Adame on July 18, 2014 at 11:22am

Bozho Nikanek

Hello    My Friends
The 4 tribes in Kansas recently joined the NCAI and the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma in passing a resolution that urges congress to pass a law that would force states to repay illegally taxed military wages to all Native Americans who served in the armed forces and who were wrongfully taxed.
No one seems to know about it.  Not the Native voter,not the Native running for office and not even the Veterans who were illegally taxed.
The United States congress is aware of the wrongful taxation and stopped the illegal activity in 2001 but failed to pass legislation to repay these veterans.
A bill was even introduced into congress in 2004, the Native American Veteran Pay restoration Act, but it had no support and was quietly and quickly forgotten.
Each of you and all of us have veterans in our families. This Native Vote website must take this information and make a video ,start a blog discuss the issue and ensure the Native Voters and those running for office with Native populations are aware of this injustice.
Ask why congress admits taking millions but refuses to give it back. This illegal taxation happened to every Native Veteran whos state deducted state income taxes from all wages.
Have you ever owed taxes?  Were you late paying your taxes?   Did the Government or state let you off with a warning?  Or did they add a penalty? accrued interest? Late fee? All the above?
They should have the same rules apply to their tardiness in repaying these veterans!  Ahau  Migwech
Comment by Travis Lane on November 5, 2012 at 2:35pm



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Comment by Jaynie Parrish on September 28, 2012 at 6:52pm

Hi Talia, Rock the Native Vote (Rock the Vote and Native Vote) are always looking for volunteers to host a voter registration drive, teach a democracy class (high school), or help promote voting online via email, blogs, facebook, other social media. Have there been any events hosted in Gila River yet? If not maybe we can get something together before Oct. 8th.  by the way, I'm Jaynie, field organizer for rock the vote, we are partnering with Native Vote.

Comment by Talia Porter on September 26, 2012 at 6:51pm

Hello everyone, I just signed up today so I'm not sure how I can help. I'm from Gila River and work in the community. I am interested in helping out.



Comment by NCAI on September 13, 2012 at 4:40pm

Native Vote training coming up in your area! Hosted by Salt River Pima Maricopa Community- more details here:


Comment by Jean Nahomni Mani on August 30, 2012 at 7:41pm

It would be great if the Intertribal Council of Arizona informed the tribes to have their Human Resource departments support tribal members to vote.  Tribal members are not sure of who to vote for, so education is key.

Comment by Christina Fridley on August 29, 2012 at 5:11pm

Are there organized drives in Tucson? How can I get on board?

Comment by Jaynie Parrish on July 2, 2012 at 4:22pm

Native Vote Organizers: anyone attending the UNITY, Inc. and or NABI basketball tournaments?  or other events and presentation with tribes and specifically  with younger voters between the ages of 18-29?


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