ibtimes.com: Native Americans At DNC 2016: Delegates Say Hillary Clinton’s Substance Must Match Diversity Seen In Philadelphia

Native Americans At DNC 2016: Delegates Say Hillary Clinton’s Substance Must Match Diversity Seen In Philadelphia – [ibtimes.com] Native Americans have seen much more representation this year at the DNC: they were chosen to call out state votes in the nomination process and participated in talks with the White House and Democratic Party Monday on the opening day of the convention. The value of that increased visibility — and the efforts made in the past eight years under President Barack Obama to establish better coordination between federal agencies and tribes — is not lost on Native American delegates at the DNC. But they also cautioned that tribal nations face real problems, and optics at the convention can’t be a substitute for policy.

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