Indian Country Reacts to the Election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
November 10, 2020
WASHINGTON - After the 2020 presidential election winner declaration naming President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris the victors, Indian Country reacted.
Soon after the declaration, a prominent national American Indian organization leader told Native News Online on background "Indian Country has only been treading water during this current administration. Now is the time to strike to get more done for Indian Country under the upcoming administration."
From the Red Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota where the Red Lake Nation tribal citizens showed its support to Joe Biden in the election with 2,167 votes (96 percent) to 86 votes (four percent) for Donald Trump, Tribal Chairman Darrell G. Seki tweeted:
"Biden/Harris won, people have spoken no matter what color we all are we all won and it's time to unite move forward to make better lives for all, it's a great day!"
Below are some of the reaction statements to the new Biden-Harris administration: