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Today in Sioux City, Iowa, marks day two in which presidential candidates have faced a panel including Native tribal leaders, tribal members, and Native youth and have been answering questions related to issues facing Indian Country in the nation's first Native American Presidential Forum.

The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum will again be moderated by Indian Country Today's editor Mark Trahant, Shoshone Bannock. The livestream feed will be provided courtesy of Four Directions, Inc. starting at about 9 am CST / 10 am EDT.


Yesterday's event, which trended in several regions under the hashtag #NativeForum, hosted presidential hopefuls Marianne Williamson, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, and Montana Governor Steve Bullock.

Today's forum will start with Native candidate Mark Charles.

Presidential hopefuls shared on social media about their experiences after the fact, Sen Elizabeth Warren's following of several million on Twitter and Instagram thrust Native issues into the spotlight.

Warren's supporting video post on Instagram alongside Rep. Deb Haaland citing "Our federal government must recognize its ongoing failure to honor its trust and treaty obligations to Tribal Nations," has already received over 95.000 views. 

Indian Country Today's editor Mark Trahant also appeared on NPR to discuss the forum.


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