Inspire Indigenous Action


Nicole Donaghy – Kampeska Cinkila Win (Little Shell Woman)

NDNV staff

Nicole Donaghy is a Hunkpapa Lakota from the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, she is also a descendant of the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nations, and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa.

Nicole earned her education from United Tribes Technical College in Business Administration.

In 2014, Nicole joined Dakota Resource Council, an organization of the Western Organization of Resource Councils network, as a field organizer working on oil and gas issues in the Bakken. In October 2018, Nicole joined North Dakota Native Vote to boost voter education and engagement in response to the North Dakota voter identification law.

Nicole is the Executive Director of North Dakota Native Vote and lives in rural Bismarck with her husband John, their three children, and their two dogs. 

Devero Yellow Earring

staff north dakota native vote

Devero Yellow Earring is the Field Director at North Dakota Native Vote. Devero is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation in South Dakota.

Devero earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from United Tribes Technical College.

Devero enjoys playing video games, basketball, and board games.

Jessica Beheler – Cetan Sinte Duta Win (Red Tailed Hawk Woman)

Jessica Beheler is the Communications Coordinator at North Dakota Native Vote. Beheler is Hunkpapa Lakota, Ihanktonwan Dakota and an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

Beheler graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications with an Emphasis in Broadcast Journalism. Jessica is also certified in Public Relations through the Public Relations Society of America.

Beheler enjoys spending time with her family, pets and trying her luck at the casinos.

Sharnelle Seaboy

Sharnell Seaboy is a citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton and Spirit Lake Dakota Tribes. She recently graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in the Business Administration program at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, ND. 

Sharnell enjoys spending time with her family, attending powwow’s and being involved in her community on Indigenous issues. She has a passion for helping others and wants to bring positive change to her environment. 

“I am grateful for the opportunity to complete my internship and begin officially working with North Dakota Native Vote because I believe in their efforts to empower people to bring change to their communities.” 

Contribute to our vision for a better North Dakota.