Bobby Sanchez, chairman of the Walker River Paiute Tribe, was lead plaintiff in a recent successful federal voting-rights lawsuit.
Stephanie Woodard
10/14/16
An emergency injunction will open early-voting offices on the Walker River and Pyramid Lake Paiute reservations...
Politics as unusual. A car parked at the big camp at Standing Rock. Voters, especially younger voters, are not happy with their presidential options in 2016. But if young voters don’t turnout, that could be as important as actually casting a ballot.
Mark Trahant
10/3/16
TRAHANT REPORTS —Will young people vote in 2016? And, more important, at least for our purposes, how about the younger generation of American Indians and Alaska Natives?...
Depiction of travel for Nevada tribes as it pertains to voting.
Stephanie Woodard
9/22/16
Nevada is a swing state this November, with outsized influence on who will sit in the White House and which party will control the Senate...
Stephanie Woodard
9/9/16
UPDATED September 22: The last paragraph reflects a September 21 press release from the Nevada Secretary of State...
Bryan Sells & Tim Pordon
9/1/16

The summer of 2016 has seen a series of decisions from state and federal courts across the country striking down onerous new voting laws. In the last two weeks of July alone, courts ruled against an array of voting restrictions in Kansas, Michigan, North Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin....

A small American flag hangs from the post of a stop sign near the Tsé Kichíí (Red Rock) chapter house near Gallup, New Mexico. (Marianna Hauglie/News21)
Mike Lakusiak/News21
8/26/16
Terry Whitehat remembers gathering at the community hall in Navajo Mountain each election day, where Navajo Nation members in this remote Utah community would cast their ballots...
Mikah Carlos studies at Arizona State University and lives in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. She said a poll worker refused to let her use her tribal ID to vote in a recent election in Arizona.
Emily Mahoney/News21
8/25/16
With the presidential election less than three months away, millions of Americans will be navigating new requirements for voting – if they can vote at all – as state leaders implem...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
8/11/16
Do you think that the United States’ injustices against American Indians exist only in the past? Think again...
ICTMN Staff
8/2/16
American Indians voting in North Dakota for this year’s election will be able to cast their ballots simply by showing their tribal identification card because a federal judge on Mo...

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