Staff

Nicole Montclair-Donaghy – Kampeska Cinkila Win (Little Shell Woman)

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Nicole Montclair-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. During her time at UTTC worked with her peers for equal funding for Tribal Colleges and Universities. 

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 on voter education and engagement in response to the US Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the voter identification law that disproportionately affects tribal people in North Dakota. In 2020, North Dakota Native Vote officially launched as a full fledged organization.

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

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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.

Lydale Yazzie – Yich’i’ Dezbaa’ (Woman Who Goes Forth)

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Lydale Yazzie is a member of the Navajo Nation of New Mexico. She is Todich’ii’nii (Bitter Water clan) born for Ta’neezahnii (Tangle clan). 

Lydale attended United Tribes Technical College and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She currently lives in Bismarck, North Dakota and is the Administrative Assistant for North Dakota Native Vote.


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