Native Vote Action Week 2012

From May 19 - May 23, 2014, Indian Country is turning out in force to join together in one of the largest weeks of voter engagement, education, and non-partisan action. Native Vote Action Week, organized by the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and grassroots organizers around the country will a host events throughout Indian Country in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of civic engagement and increase Native voter participation. With over 130 registration drives, rallies, and events hosted by tribal communities, Native Vote organizers, and organizations serving Indian Country and Native youth will be reaching over 35,000 people in American Indian and Alaska Native communities during the week. 


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The success of Native Vote Action Week would not be possible without our valuable and generous partners Rock the Vote and the folks at National Voter Registration Day.



Resources for Action Week Events:

  • Curriculum: For those hosting a class session, you can download the Native Vote Supplement to Rock the Vote’s Democracy Class curriculum here: This is a powerful tool for encouraging youth civic engagement throughout Indian Country.
  • Posters and PSAs: There are several posters and PSAs available here for download: We encourage you to use these posters at your events, and share PSAs with local media outlets.
  • Trivia: You can access a list of trivia questions for use with your events to hand out Native Vote materials and educate Native Voters about Native Vote history and the upcoming election here on the Native Vote website.
  • Registration Resources: In many states, Native Vote Action week is the last chance to register to vote. We encourage you to post voter registration tools on your website NOW! We encourage you to offer voter registration at your event or as part of your invitation:


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Native Vote Action Week Event Listings 


View Native Vote Action Week Map - Sep. 24-28 in a full screen map


City or Location State Host Community or Organization Event Date
Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, Juneau AK Tlingit Haida Central Council / Sealaska Corp. 9/27
Alaska Native Brotherhood/Sisterhood Haines Camp #5 AK Chilkoot Indian Association IRA 9/25
Sacaton AZ Blackwater Community School, Gila River Indian Community 9/25
Pascua Yaqui AZ Pascua Yaqui Tribe 9/22
Camp Verde, AZ AZ Yavapai-Apache Nation 9/21
Keams Canyon, AZ AZ Hopi High School 9/18, 9/25
Kykotsmovi, AZ AZ Hopi Community 9/27
Arizona State University AZ Indian Legal Clinic 9/25
Polacca, AZ AZ First Mesa Elementary School 9/25, 9/27
Phoenix, Arizona AZ Phoenix Union High School District 9/25
Whiteriver, Arizona AZ WMAT Office of Vice Chairman Timothy Hinton 9/28
Dishchii'bikoh Community School- Indian Day AZ Cibecue 9/27
Gila Pueblo-San Carlos Campus AZ San Carlos Apache Youth Council 9/20
Maricopa, Arizona AZ Ak-Chin Indian Community 9/25
Tempe Arizona AZ Arizona State Univeristy American Indian Council 9/24 - 9/28
Fort McDowell Parks & Rec Center AZ Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation 9/26
Scottsdale, AZ AZ Boys and Girls Club/Salt River Youth Council 9/27
Nice CA Robinson Rancheria Boys and Girls Club of the Pomo Nation 9/28
Redding CA Winnemem Wintu Tribe 9/24 - 9/25
Los Angeles CA SCIC-Intertribal Student Council 9/25
Santa Ynez Tribal Hall CA Santa Ynez Band of Chumash 9/25
San Diego County CA Native Ink News 9/28
Oakland, CA CA Native American Health Center 9/24 - 9/26, 9/28
Bishop, CA CA Native American Student Association - Bishop Union High School 9/25
Richmond CA Kennedy High School 9/28
Towaoc, CO CO Ute Mountain Tribe 9/25
Miami, Florida FL Miccosukee Indian School 9/18, 9/25
Lapwai, ID ID Nez Perce Tribe iVote 10/19
Chicago IL Chicago American Indian Womens Association 9/25
Chicago, IL IL American Indian Association of Illinois 9/25
Lawrence KS Haskell Indian Nations University Student Senate 9/25
Horton KS Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas 9/29
Kansas City, KS KS KU Medical Center 9/24 - 9/28
Mashpee, MA MA Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe 9/25
Maine ME Representative David SlaggerMaine House of Respres 9/27 - 9/28
Ojibwa Community College, Baraga MI Keweenaw Bay Indian Community 9/27
Big Rapids, Michigan MI Native News Network 9/22
Big Rapids, Michigan MI Ferris State University 9/22
Dowagiac, MI MI Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians 9/25, 9/28
Wilson, Michigan MI Hannahville Indian Community 9/25
Mille Lacs Band Government Center MN Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe 9/24 - 9/27
District I/Onamia MN Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe 9/24 - 9/27
Bloomington, MN MN Minneapolis Education Line Office 9/24
Philadelphia, MS MS Tucker Elementary School 9/26
Rocky Boy MT Native Assets 9/25, 9/28
Fort Belknap MT Eleanor YellowRobe 9/25
Rocky Boy MT Stone Child College 9/27
Stone Child College MT Stone Child College 9/24
Tribal Office MT Fort Belknap Reservation 9/25
Busby, Montana MT Northern Cheyenne Tribal Schools 10/5
Winston Salem NC NCAIHB 9/25
Pembroke, NC NC American Indian Women of Proud Nations 9/21
North Carolina NC Haliwa-Saponi Tribe 9/14
New Town ND Boys & Girls Club of the Three Affiliated Tribes 9/25 - 9/27
Fort Totten, ND ND Cankdeska Cikana Community College 9/25
Fort Yates, ND ND Sitting Bull College 9/25, 9/27
Belcourt, ND ND Turtle Mountain Community College 9/26
Omaha, NE. NE NE. Urban Indian Health Coalition 9/25
Winnebago, Nebraska NE Little Priest Tribal College Student Senate 9/25 - 9/28
Santa Clara Pueblo NM Santa Clara Pueblo 9/25, 9/26
Taos Pueblo, NM NM Taos Pueblo GOTV 9/28
Fort Wingate, NM NM Wingate High School 9/25 - 9/27
Santa Fe, NM NM Santa Fe Public Schools Indian Education Program 9/28
Cochiti Pueblo, NM NM Cochiti Pueblo 9/24 - 9/28
Newcomb, NM NM Newcomb Elementary School 9/25
Kirtland, NM NM Grace B. Wilson Elementary School 9/25
ALbuquerque, New Mexico NM Central New Mexico Community College 9/27
Fallon, NV NV Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe 9/25
Reno, NV NV Reno-Sparks Indian Colony 9/25
Moapa Indian Reservation NV Moapa/Las Vegas Vocational Rehabilitation/Transitional Students Programs 9/25, 9/27
Reno, NV NV WCSD Indian Education Program 9/28
southampton, new york NY Shinnecock 9/25 - 9/28
Concho OK Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma 9/24 - 9/28
Okmulgee OK Muscogee (Creek) Nation 9/25
East Central University OK Chickasaw Nation 9/22, 9/24 - 9/28
Bartlesville, Ok OK Delaware Tribe of Indians 9/15, 9/24 - 9/25
Tahlequah Walmart OK The Down with the Brown Organization 9/28
Collinsville, Oklahoma - Victory Cherokee Organization OK Cherokee Nation District 5 - Tulsa & Rogers County, Oklahoma 10/27
Muskogee, OK OK Bacone College 9/26
Shawnee OK OK Jim Thorpe Academy 9/25
Tahelquah, OK OK Boys & Girls Club of Tahlequah 9/25
Kiowa Tribe Headquarters OK Oklahoma Indian Bar Association 9/25
Osage Nation, Pawhuska OK Oklahoma Indian Bar Association 9/25
Creek Nation Headquarters OK Oklahoma Indian Bar Association 9/25
Cheyenne-Arapaho Nation OK Oklahoma Indian Bar Association 9/25
Comanche Nation OK Oklahoma Indian Bar Association 9/25
Oklahoma City OK Oklahoma Indian Bar Association 9/25
Fort Gibson, OK OK Fort Gibson Middle School 9/27
Okmulgee, OK OK College of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation-Native American Student Association 9/25
Miami, OK OK NEO A&M College 9/25
Sac and Fox OK Sac and Fox Nation Behavioral Health Services 9/25
Mission OR Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation 9/24 - 9/27
Salem, Oregon OR Chemawa Indian School 9/28
Warm Springs Oregon OR KWSO Radio 9/25
Providence RI Youth Institute of Rhode Island 9/24 - 9/26
Sisseton, South Dakota SD Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate 9/24 - 9/26, 9/28
Rosebud Sioux Reservation, South Dakota SD Rosebud Sioux Tribe 9/24 - 9/28
Parmelee, SD SD HeDog Elementary 9/26
Parmelee, SD SD HeDog School 9/26
Dallas Texas TX American indian Chamber of Commerce of Texas 9/25 - 9/26
Dallas, Texas TX D.I.S.D. American Indian Education Program 9/25 - 9/27
Salt Lake City UT Inter-Tribal Student Association 9/25
Lummi Reservation WA Lummi Nation Schools 9/25 - 9/27
Marysville WA Tulalip Heritage High School 9/24 - 9/28
Usk WA Kalispel Tribe Youth Council 9/26
Nespelem, Washingtion WA Colville Confederated Tribes 9/21 - 9/23
Washington WA Shoalwater Bay Tribe 9/28
Shelton, WA WA Skokomish Indian Tribe 9/25
Oakville, WA WA Chehailis Tribe 9/24
Olympia, WA WA Wa He Lut Indian School 9/25, 9/28
Taholah, WA. WA Quinault Indian Nation 9/25 - 9/26
Tulalip Wa, WA Tulalip Tribes Youth Services 9/25
Black River Falls, WI WI Ho-Chunk Nation 9/26 - 9/27
Ojibwe State Park WI Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation GOTV 9/22
Milwaukee WI Gerald L. Ingance Indian Health Center







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