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. 

    • Feb 7, 2024