Virtual Program | Fighting for the Franchise: Native American Voting Rights in Arizona and Beyond | Heard Museum
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Virtual Program | Fighting for the Franchise: Native American Voting Rights in Arizona and Beyond

Join the Arizona Historical Society on Thursday, October 29 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. for an online conversation about the history of Native American voting rights. As we near the upcoming election, hear the panel talk about issues relating to Native American voting in Arizona, the Southwest, and the United States. Maurice Crandall will be joined by Bernadine Burnette, Cathleen Cahill, Travis Lane, and Daniel McCool.

  • Bernadine Burnette, President of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation
  • Travis Lane (Navajo/Southern Ute), Assistant Director of the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona
  • Cathleen Cahill, Associate Professor of History, Penn State University, author of Recasting the Vote: How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement (University of North Carolina Press, 2020)
  • Daniel McCool, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Utah, co-author of Native Vote: American Indians, the Voting Rights Act, and the Right to Vote (Cambridge University Press, 2007)
  • Maurice Crandall (Yavapai-Apache), Assistant Professor of Native American Studies, Dartmouth College, author of These People Have Always Been a Republic: Indigenous Electorates in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1598–1912 (University of North Carolina Press, 2019)

Event Details

Thursday, October 29
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost: Free

Location:
Virtual

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Please be aware that this is an online virtual event! A Zoom link to join the presentation will be sent via Confirmation email.

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This event is hosted by the Arizona Historical Society and is not a Heard program. Please direct any inquiries about the program to them. Thank you!