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Native American Presidential Forum - DAY 1

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Sioux City Orpheum

528 Pierce Street

Sioux City, IA 51101

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History will be made August 19 and 20 with the first-ever presidential election forum focused entirely on the concerns of Native Americans.

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“No candidate should take the Native American vote for granted. But when candidates demonstrate they understand the issues and will work for the betterment of our people and our communities, they can earn our votes.” O.J. Semans, Co-Executive Director, Four Directions

Come to hear Presidential candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Author Marianne Williamson, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Steve Bullock, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Navajo Nation's Mark Charles, Sen. John Delaney, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sec. Julian Castro answer important questions about issues facing 7 million Native American voters and their families all across the country.

HOSTS: Four Directions & Native Organizers Alliance

CO-HOSTS: National Congress of American Indians, Native American Rights Fund, Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association, Coalition of Large Tribes, Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes, USET Sovereignty Protection Fund, NDN Collective, Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council, Global Indigenous Council Seeding Sovereignty

SPONSORS: Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana - Lead Premiere Sponsor, Movement Voter Project - Lead Underwriting Sponsor, Cherokee Nation - Underwriting Sponsor, Tom Rodgers of Carlyle Consulting - Lead Stage Sponsor, Mille Lac Band of Ojibwe - Stage Sponsor, Majority Rules PAC - Lead Orchestra Sponsor, Big Fire Law & Policy Group - Orchestra Sponsor

WEBSITE: You can find more information by visiting the website: www.NativeVote2020.com

HOTEL: If you plan to attend then please support local tribal business by staying at the Winnavegas Casino Resort, owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Winnavegas Casino Resort1500 330th Street, Sloan IA 51055(712) 428-9466Book rooms under: Frank LaMere Presidential ForumDouble Queen & Single King Rooms at $62.28 per night + tax.

SPONSORSHIP: If you would like to sponsor this historical event then please contact Four Directions at:

  • OJ Semans Sr - tateota@hotmail.com - 605-828-1422
  • Bret Healy - brethealysd@gmail.com - 605-216-1825

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT: Please show your support of this forum by following, sharing, and posting about your support of the first-ever Native American Presidential Forum on social media. Four Directions and Native Organizers Alliance's social media are at the links below:

https://www.facebook.com/fourdirections/

https://www.facebook.com/NativeOrganizersAlliance/

TRIBAL FLAGS: We encourage everyone to bring their Tribal Flags! If you would like for your tribal flag to be displayed during the opening ceremony, then please contact:

  • Bret Healy - brethealysd@gmail.com - 605-216-1825

SAFETY: Due to the recent mass shootings we are increasing security as follows:

  1. General security will be increased.
  2. No liquids will be allowed into the theater. Drinking water will be available.
  3. Items such as backpacks and purses will be searched.
  4. We will ensure the safety of all ticket holders, no matter political affiliation, as long as each person is respectful. We are prepared to remove those who are disrespectful and disruptive.
  5. No Candidate signs or posters of any kind will be allowed. This does not apply to signage of sponsors and co-hosts.

QUESTIONS (do not hesitate to contact us)

  • Questions on Media: Madonna at MSittingBear@gmail.com
  • Questions on Travel and Free Tickets (for tribal leaders, their guests, and tribal members): Katrina at KatrinaFuller1@gmail.com
  • General Questions: Matt at Matt@fourdirectionsvote.com

Media Links

July 7th

https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/sioux-city-s-orpheum-to-host-presidential-candidate-forum-on/article_e2b1b41c-32f1-524d-8c2e-f840859e4057.html

July 25th

https://siouxlandnews.com/news/local/six-presidential-candidates-scheduled-for-first-native-american-forum-in-siouxland

July 27th

https://nativenewsonline.net/currents/four-directions-to-host-native-presidential-election-forum-democrats-sanders-castro-williamson-bullock-delaney-and-independent-charles-already-confirmed/

July 29th

https://thinkprogress.org/long-ignored-native-americans-will-get-their-first-presidential-candidate-forum/

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