Addressing Barriers to Native American Voting Rights: A Tribal-Federal Roundtable Discussion (Oct. 5)


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On Oct. 5, 2021, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) invited the public to  a special event webinar entitled, “Addressing Barriers to Native American Voting Rights: A Tribal-Federal Roundtable Discussion.” The roundtable featured Senator Ben Ray Luján (NM), Senator Jon Tester (MT), Representative Sharice Davids (KS), Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma (Hopi Tribe),  Chairwoman Shelly Fyant (Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes) and Tanana Chiefs Conference General Counsel Natasha Singh (Stevens Village) discussing how to protect Native American voting rights and how to eliminate barriers that currently limit Native American participation in elections.

Please enjoy this recording of NCAI, NARF, and very special guests discussing this critical issue for Indian Country and Congress’ role in protecting voting rights for all Native Americans:

Roundtable Speakers:   
A listing of speakers with their photos for Native voting rights roundtableU.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján, New Mexico
U.S. Senator Jon Tester, Montana
U.S. Representative Sharice Davids, Kansas
Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma, Hopi Tribe
Chairwoman Shelly Fyant, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Natasha Singh (Stevens Village), Tanana Chiefs Conference General Counsel

Host: Jacqueline De León, Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

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