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New Mexico and The Vote Ep 3 - The Long Road To Native American Suffrage

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  Tuesday 8/18, 8a: August 2020 marks 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote in the United States. But there was another part of the population that would have to wait decades to earn that same right to participate in the democratic process: Native Americans. Host Megan Kamerick explores this part of the state's history in this episode, including why so many Native Americans were actually skeptical of voting in general.

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Resources:

Native Americans Weren't Guaranteed the Right to Vote in Every State Until 1962 - History.com

The History of Voting Rights And Why It’s Important to Vote - Indian Country Today

"Our Democracy and the American Indian": Citizenship, Sovereignty, and the Native Vote in the 1920s

A History Of Native Voting Rights - Native American Voting Rights Coalition

The Report of the President’s Committee On Civil Rights - 1947

Lecture with Maurice Crandall 

Pueblo people win right to vote

It’s been 70 years since court ruled Native Americans could vote in New Mexico - Santa Fe New Mexican

https://vimeo.com/24756005?width=1080" rel="noopener noreferrer" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(38, 56, 196);" target="_blank">RECLAIMING Their VOICE: The Native American Vote in New Mexico & Beyond - Documentary

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