Stephanie Woodard
8/13/13
Plaintiffs and defendants both claimed victory on August 6, when U.S. District Court Judge Karen Schreier dismissed the Native voting-rights lawsuit Brooks v. Gant ...
Stephanie Woodard
8/7/13
Rosebud Sioux civil rights leader Oliver J...
Stephanie Woodard
8/2/13
At the South Dakota Board of Elections July 31 meeting, secretary of state and top elections official Jason Gant declared that he would write to the U.S...
Stephanie Woodard
6/27/13
“We’re still paying for defeating Custer!” exclaimed OJ Semans, Sicangu Lakota co-director of the voting-rights group Four Directions...
Suzette Brewer
6/26/13
Signaling the end of Civil Rights era reformation, the Supreme Court on June 25 ruled in Shelby County v...
Stephanie Woodard
4/26/13
The decision of U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) not to run in 2014 means that the state’s Native vote could be very important next year...
Stephanie Woodard
4/10/13
Montana state Democratic Senator Sharon Peregoy appears to have been ejected from the Senate’s ethics committee—for pounding on her desk during a rowdy protest of all Democratic se...
Stephanie Woodard
4/4/13
The National Congress of American Indians, which has been part of the Native suffrage struggle since its inception in the 1940s, cites Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act in a March...
Stephanie Woodard
3/19/13
The Montana Democratic Party has rejected a March 6, 2013, request from Mark Wandering Medicine, Northern Cheyenne, to endorse the Native side in the voting-rights lawsuit, Wanderi...
Stephanie Woodard
2/28/13
On February 20, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which includes the nine westernmost states, said it would hear the appeal of a Montana voting-rights lawsu...

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