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Ten Little Democrats

Ten Little Democrats

Ten Democrats have qualified for the third debate to be held tomorrow night in Houston.  While it is almost certain that the moderators will not ask candidates about issues affecting Indian Country, there are important questions out there that a committed President might address.  The shift in tone from the Obama years to Trump could not be more stark.  The President’s racism and hostility towards Native Americans is readily apparent.  Though some native communities, like the Crows, favor the current…

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A “People First Indigenous Communities Policy” Or a Communities First Indigenous Peoples Policy. Either Way…

A “People First Indigenous Communities Policy” Or a Communities First Indigenous Peoples Policy. Either Way…

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro has released a proposal for American Indian policy should he be elected. While this may or may not elevate this consistently impressive candidate to the front of the crowded field, it is consequential. The San Antonio Express News announced that “Castro Outflanks Rivals with Plan for Native Americans.” Buzzfeed ran with the headline, “This Democratic Candidate Has the First Plan to Fix the Disparities Faced by the Native American Community.” Vox announced, “Castro Unveils Ambitious…

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