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North Dakota Native Vote Stands with Black Lives Matter

North Dakota Native Vote stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement. The murder of George Floyd is another tragic example of the police brutality that plagues communities across the country. Even in North Dakota, we have seen that none of our communities are immune to the violence of overtly militarized police presence. All too often, institutional racism carries out violence upon black and brown bodies when we fight systemic...

Join us for North Dakota Native Vote’s official launch!

North Dakota Native Vote is holding a press conference at noon on February 5th at the North Dakota State Heritage Center on the grounds of the state capitol. There will be a reception following the press conference (1-3pm) to celebrate the formation of this new organization focused on engaging tribal members around voting rights, victims’ rights, upholding treaties, food and energy sovereignty, and North Dakota legislative issues. Please come...

North Dakota Voter ID Law Upheld by SCOTUS

NPR reports that North Dakota's Native IDs won't be accepted at polling places. Less than a month before the 2018 general election, the US Supreme Court upheld North Dakota's restrictive voter ID law invalidating most Tribal IDs from being used at polling places. Many Native American reservations, however, do not use physical street addresses. Native Americans are also overrepresented in the homeless population, according to the Urban...