I studied Native American in college and have a deep appreciation for the culture. And the conditions of Native Americans economically in Arizona are deplorable. Less attention of Native American are ignored in the media especially they are voters too. They too are minorities in this country. Sen. Sanders’ wife shares her visit to some of Native American communities.
Jane Sanders, the wife of democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, said she doesn’t “understand the lack of attention [given] to our first Americans” during an exclusive interview with journalist and activist Simon Moya-Smith of Indian Country Today Media Network.
Earlier this week, Sanders traveled to the Apache Sacred site Oak Flat in support of the efforts by the Apache and allies to keep the area clear of mining interests.
During her stop in Arizona, Sanders also visited other Native American communities in the state, including the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe.
Sanders told Moya-Smith that as First Lady she, along with potential president Bernie Sanders, would frequently travel to Indian country to continue the dialogue surrounding indigenous sovereignty and plight.Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/03/18/jane-sanders-deplores-lack-attention-given-native-americans-163807