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WISCONSIN RECALL ELECTION - Rally with Former President Bill Clinton for Tom Barrett for Governor

Rally with Former President Bill Clinton for Tom Barrett for Governor - Bill Clinton is landing in Milwaukee tomorrow : Email Invite 



Help get out the vote with Tom Barrett at a rally -- and I hope you will join us.



Folks in Wisconsin have been on the…

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Added by Sarah LittleRedfeather Kalmanson on May 31, 2012 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Rocking the Native Vote Webinar: Your role in the partnership between Rock the Vote & Native Vote

Civically informed youth are civically engaged youth! 

42 percent-nearly half-of the American Indian and Alaska Native population is under the age of 24. As Indian Country's future leaders, it is important that Native youth are civically informed and prepared to engage in elections. 2012 is an…

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Added by NCAI on May 31, 2012 at 11:05am — No Comments

Ho Chunk calling for GOTV June 5th Elections in Wisconsin - Governor's Recall Election

CALLING ON ALL TRIBAL NATIONS IN WISCONSIN - YOU MUST GET OUT AND VOTE



This year provides us many opportunities to shape our government at the local, state and federal levels. As citizens of the Ho…

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Added by Sarah LittleRedfeather Kalmanson on May 31, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Redistricting dilutes Native voter strength

SOURCE: http://www.thetundradrums.com/story/2012/05/28/opinion/redistricting-dilutes-native-voter-strength/126.html

As a member of the Alaska House of Representatives from the Lower Kuskokwim River/Kuskokwim Bay election district in western Alaska consisting of 28 communities under the 2002 Benchmark Plan (House District 38), I offer the following comments…

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Added by Alyssa Macy on May 29, 2012 at 12:43pm — No Comments

YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE -

This year provides us many opportunities to shape our government at the local, state and federal levels. As citizens  of the Ho Chunk Nation, we are also able to vote for the people who will interact with our tribal government, with our President and with our…
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Added by Sarah LittleRedfeather Kalmanson on May 29, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

New Features on NativeVote.org

NativeVote.org has added some new resources and tools to help the Native Vote community organize more effectively. 

State-Based Community Groups - The Native Vote Community is over three hundred people strong, however, we know it's not easy to find people to connect with. That's why we've created state-based groups to help…

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Added by NCAI on May 25, 2012 at 10:43am — No Comments

New York Times and Bad Rivers challenge to resist the mining onslaught is mentioned.

Featuring Bad River Tribal Chairman Mike Wiggins, who is not afraid to take a political stand against WI Governor Scott Walker. - This has to be the most unbiased article produced in the mainstream, we have seen regarding the Mining Proposal,…

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Added by Sarah LittleRedfeather Kalmanson on May 25, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments

WISCONSIN - Barrett, Walker face off in Friday night debate on TODAY'S TMJ4

Happening today - Wisconsin's Governor's Elections debut debate - All should tune in, and get to know the candidates. There much heated topics that will hopefully be resolved at this debate.

Their debate has been scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on TODAY'S TMJ4 with streaming video and audio on 620wtmj.com. 



They have provided raw interviews with both candidates by TODAY'S TMJ4:

• Raw Barrett 

• Raw Walker…



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Added by Sarah LittleRedfeather Kalmanson on May 25, 2012 at 10:18am — 1 Comment

Native Vote's Alpha Dog; "Twilight" Star and Native Actor, Chaske Spencer Releases Native Vote Video

With 6 months to go until Election Day, Native Vote 2012 has released a PSA featuring Native American actor Chaske Spencer, best known for his role in the Twilight Saga.   

So what can YOU do to answer Chaske's call to BE THE SHIFT and BE THE NATIVE VOTE?

Here are five…

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Added by NCAI on May 9, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

NIGA Steps Up to Support Native Vote 2012

At the 2012 NIGA Tradeshow and Convention, NIGA President Ernie Stevens and other NIGA leaders stood with NCAI President Jefferson Keel to emphasize the importance of our Native Vote and commit themselves to supporting the 2012 campaign.

Will you stand with them to turn out the largest Native Vote ever?…

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Added by NCAI on April 17, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Native Vote 2012 Training - Rocking the Native Vote - Tools and Tips for Engagement

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)(www.ncai.org) held a training at its Executive Council Winter Session in Washington, DC to discuss the recent call to action by NCAI to turn out the largest Native Vote in history. 



The panel was lead by Peggy Flanagan, Native American Leadership…

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Added by NCAI on March 6, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Court denies Wyoming county's voting rights appeal

SOURCE: http://www.denverpost.com/dnc/ci_20021059

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected Fremont County's appeal of a voting rights challenge by American Indians that has forced the county to abandon its system of at-large voting for commissioners.

The ruling by a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver upholds a 2010 ruling by U.S. District Judge…

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Added by Alyssa Macy on February 23, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Native Vote Central Major Focus of 2012 State of Indian Nations Address

Excerpt from the 2012 State of Indian Nations Address:

Native Vote in this election year

To achieve that vision, we need leaders who understand that Indian Country matters. Especially in a Presidential election year! We’re all aware of the impact an election can have on Indian Country. And, in recent years, many have come to…

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Added by NCAI on January 26, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Register for Half in Ten's Webinar on Do's and Don'ts for Nonprofits in an Election Year!

Webinar: Do's and Don'ts for Nonprofits in an Election Year

Tuesday. January 31st 

2:00 - 3:15 p.m. EST 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER…

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Added by Kellcee Baker on January 26, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Steven Henry Dilts Sr. AKA Gann'Yaa from Hydaburg state 1 Native Tribal man or Women one vote,

 

I have been involved in Government Alaska Tribal, and State of Alaska City of Hydaburg for over 45 Years, we, as North American First Nations, If we, dont vote, and vote for the Right Person, in Tribal or State both congressional & Representatives, Federal and State Senate and House of Representatives, even or Tribal Governments, or silence, is the Seal of our aproval, for the Crooks, to continue to rip us off,.

If we, want change for the Better, we, have to go after…

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Added by Steven Henry Dilts, on January 20, 2012 at 11:37am — No Comments

Impact of Alaska Native and Native American Voting

Impact of Alaska Native and Native American Voting

By

Terrance H. Booth, Sr. – Tsimshian

 

“Political analysts say the presidential race this year could easily be swung by Native voters in battleground states with high Native populations, such as New Mexico, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nevada and Colorado, but only if effective outreach has been made to Native communities.

 

During the primaries,…

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Added by Terrance H Booth Sr on January 20, 2012 at 4:10am — No Comments

Post Office Closings Threaten Native Voting Rights

In an effort to reduce the mounting debt of the U.S. Postal Service, the agency has proposed closing 3,600 branches; several of which can be found in tribal communities. The ramifications of closing postal service offices on tribal lands will be felt not only by those who communicate mainly through mail but those that vote via mail-in-ballot.

 

Indian Country Today Media Network recently posted an article discussing the importance of this issue concerning the Native Vote. More…

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Added by Kellcee Baker on October 25, 2011 at 6:57pm — 2 Comments

UPDATED DEADLINE Fri. Nov. 12th: Submit a Native Vote Photo, Win a Native Vote Sweatshirt



We're looking for great photos from your Native Vote efforts. If you're not already a member, sign up on NativeVote.org and upload your photos on…
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Added by NCAI on November 1, 2010 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

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