Covid-19 was the excuse for the closure of in-person polling in Native American reservations prompting Democrats to press AG Barr for clarification.
Native Americans and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
Here is our collection of articles concerned with Native Americans and Democracy. The indigenous peoples within the boundaries of the present-day continental United States, Alaska, and the island state of Hawaii are covered here. Also see our articles on Native American Voting Rights, the Indigenous and Democracy, or Minority Voting in America.
Experts worry push for 2020 mail voting could leave Native American voters behind. Struggles will include issues like mail access and language barriers.
American democracy would not have seen light of day without the contribution of Native Americans. However, their rights to participation are often dented.
Hurdles to Native American voting are a long-standing issue. Polling cutbacks, discriminatory voter ID laws and lack of funding may make things worse
New Mexico congressional delegation is leading a bill in the House that aims to protect Native American voting rights ahead of 2020.
Native Americans feel like they don’t count. And they might not be wrong — they are the most undercounted group on the U.S. census.
Many in Indian Country, including on Wyoming’s Wind River Reservation, are still faced with barriers to casting their votes.
Sen. Warren a 2020 White House hopeful, on Monday acknowledged the controversy over her claim of Native American heritage, saying she has made “mistakes.”
The Cherokee Nation and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians play stickball today. Europeans adopted the game, which has evolved into today’s Lacrosse.
Voter ID law and manipulated legislative boundaries are among ways Native Americans’ votes are diluted in Dakotas, a U.S. House panel was told on Tuesday.