Day one: Backstage with Marianne Williamson, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar

ICT editorial team

Indian Country Today news teams exclusive one-on-one interviews with the candidates at Native Forum #NativeVote20

When the conversation ended on stage at the Frank LeMere Native American Presidential Forum, it continued behind the curtain with the reporters from Indian Country Today. Working with Four Directions and Native Organizers Alliance, Indian Country Today was granted exclusive access to interview the candidates. 

Washington editor Jourdan Bennett-Begaye, reporter-producer Aliyah Chavez, and reporter-producer Kolby KickingWoman each spoke with a candidate. 

Photojournalist Charlie Perry produced this video of the interviews. 

Charlie Perry, Potawatomi, is an award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker. Follow him on Twitter: @CharlieHPerry. Email him at: 

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Great interviews ICT! Such big interviews with the candidates! Keep it up


I love this! I love that our potential new president of the USA is meeting with Native reporters at a Native forum!! Good job ICT.