Rep. Ponka-We Victors, D-Wichita, usually…
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…Continue
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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…
Added by Sarah LittleRedfeather Kalmanson on May 31, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by NCAI on May 25, 2012 at 10:43am — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by Sarah LittleRedfeather Kalmanson on May 25, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments
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…
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…Continue
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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?…Continue
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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…
Added by NCAI on March 6, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Alyssa Macy on February 23, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments
Rep. Ponka-We Victors, D-Wichita, usually…
Added by Alyssa Macy on February 22, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Excerpt from the 2012 State of Indian Nations Address:
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…Continue
Added by NCAI on January 26, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
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…
Added by Kellcee Baker on January 26, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Steven Henry Dilts, on January 20, 2012 at 11:37am — No Comments
Impact of Alaska Native and Native American Voting
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,…Continue
Added by Terrance H Booth Sr on January 20, 2012 at 4:10am — No Comments
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…Continue
Radio Stations Can Download the File to Play Over the Air as a Public Service Announcement
Jefferson Keel, President of the National Congress of American Indians released a one-minute audio PSA for radio stations and social media (click to download) to encourage…
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