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Native Americans and Politics

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Native Americans and Politics

Native Americans and Politics

Native Americans and Politics

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Elizabeth Arnold reports on the new-found political clout of Native Americans. While their votes can decide tight races in a few Western states, it's the money of gaming tribes which is now exercising wider influence. Some tribes are making sizeable donations to presidential and legislative campaigns. Others are using their business profits to both govern themselves and to protect their land and cultural heritage.