Notah Begay III, one of Indian Country’s most well-known and accomplished athletes is stepping forward today to encourage Native Americans to use their power, the Native vote. In a new YouTube video, produced by Native Vote, Notah’s message is clear - voting is powerful.
“Don’t feel like you don’t have a say…don’t feel like you don’t have any…Continue
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Lincoln, NE – Access to voting and voter registration for Native Americans is nearing a “civic emergency” and the nation’s leading tribal advocacy organization has called for immediate action. Addressing tribal, state, and federal government officials, Jefferson Keel the President of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), outlined a set of solutions to increase access to the ballot box and voter registration for American Indian and Alaska Native voters. In…Continue
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This month's webinar focused on Native Vote's exciting national partnership with Rock the Vote. During the webinar, Native Vote and Rock the Vote leadership and staff discussed all of the exciting ways you can get involved in helping to…Continue
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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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
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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…
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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
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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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Source: grandforksherald.com - A federal judge has ruled that Benson County must open two polling sites on the Spirit Lake reservation for the Nov. 2 election.
Judge Ralph Erickson ordered that polling sites in Fort Totten and Warwick will be open to voters. The ruling states that the…
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