The endorsements of the Native Caucus will never be “paper endorsements” for which Native people receive nothing. In order to be endorsed by the Nevada Statewide Native American Caucus, candidates for office or pieces of legislation must illustrate how they align with and/or further the strategic priorities of the Caucus listed below:

To receive the endorsement of the Native Caucus, you must complete this form.

1. Expansion of the Native Tuition Waiver To Include Citizens and Descendants of All Federally-Recognized Tribes

2. The Building of Equitable Educational Facilities For Nevada Tribes, Bands, and Colonies

3. Funding for Data Collection on Cases of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2P)

4. Indian Education For All

5. Creation and Funding of a Native Languages Budget

6. Tribal Appointments in All Governmental Bodies and Government-Funded Bodies

7. Upholding of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ principle of Free, Prior, and Informed Consent In all Decisions and Projects Affecting Public Lands