. Kamala Harris, Deb Haaland Call On Congress to Pass Indigenous Voting Rights Legislation « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE – On Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris and Interior Department Secretary Deb Haaland (Pueblo Laguna) met with four tribal representatives to discuss expanding access to voting for Native American communities. Harris called Native voter suppression a “long standing and a recent issue.” Long-standing because Native Americans weren’t universally given the right to vote until 1924. In Arizona and New Mexico, state legislatures barred Natives from voting until 1948 and “that was on paper, much less what happened in terms of practice,” Harris said in a recorded statement.

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