Published July 16, 2018
WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 17, at 10:00 a.m. ET, the Senate Committees on Indian Affairs and Rules and Administration will hold a roundtable on “Voting Rights, Access, and Barriers in Indian Country.”
U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chair of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, will be joined by tribal and state leaders to discuss the importance of ensuring that American Indians and Alaska Natives have equal access to the ballot box and an equal voice in our democracy.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
WHAT: Indian Affairs, Rules Committees to Hold Roundtable on Voting Rights in Indian Country
U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), ranking member, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Members of the Senate Committees on Indian Affairs and Rules and Administration
Maggie Toulouse Oliver, Secretary of State, New Mexico
Jefferson Keel, President, National Congress of American Indians
Julie Kitka, President, Alaska Federation of Natives
Russell Begaye, President, Navajo Nation
Kevin DuPuis, Chairman, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Cheryl Andrews-Maltais, Chairwoman, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head
Jacqueline de Leo, Senior Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund
Jim Tucker, Pro Bono Counsel, Native American Voting Rights Coalition
WHEN: Tuesday, July 17 at 10:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. MT.
WHERE: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building.