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October 9, 2018

Native American Barriers to Voting

Filed under: News — Scottie @ 12:11

Thank you for posting this information. I have been told by several Native Americans about horrific troubles they have had just trying to vote. Bigotry against the Native Americans is something they have battled for a very long time. We as a nation need to fight against any attempt to restrict voting rights as voting is part of a healthy democracy. Hugs

Blind Injustice

As per usual, while I take many holiday weeks off, I am not taking Columbus Day off. If you’re wondering why, just read this post from the week of Columbus Day last year.

However, from this year on, I’m not just going to post on the week of Columbus Day, but also to post on one or more issues related to indigenous people (since, you know, that was the group most hurt by Columbus and others coming).

At this point, you’re probably asking this: “What are you going to post this year, Brendan?”

This year, given the upcoming midterm election, I think it’s important to write a post about an injustice many of us are not aware of: the fact that many Native Americans face barriers to voting.

It may be surprising to hear that many Native Americans face barriers to voting, especially considering the fact that Native Americans…

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3 Comments »

  1. Thanks for sharing my post!!!

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    Comment by Brendan Birth — October 9, 2018 @ 13:55

    • I find most people who do not live around a reservation do not understand how badly the Native Americans have been treated. Lets hope the information in your post helped educate a few people. Hugs

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      Comment by Scottie — October 9, 2018 @ 15:00

      • Very true. Most of what I learned about injustices to Native Americans was through an indigenous history class in college. Well…that and self-education, because these things often aren’t taught. Hopefully others will learn something from my post…I learned a lot from researching and writing this post!

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        Comment by Brendan Birth — October 9, 2018 @ 18:05


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