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Tribal Nations Turn Out in Record Numbers at DNC


Tribal leaders, delegates and candidates from all over the country turned up in record-breaking numbers at this year's Democratic National Convention, which kicks off today in Philadelphia. Underscoring its commitment to uphold the government's treaty obligations with America's 567 federally recognized Indian tribes, the DNC has dedicated a lengthy plank in its platform to the most pressing issues confronting Indian communities in the 21st century.

As pre-convention events got under way over the weekend, controversy around leaked DNC emails continued to embroil the party in chaos after it was revealed that DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz appeared to favor Hillary Clinton during the primary season. After repeated calls for her resignation Wasserman Schultz stepped down on Sunday,



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