Rock the Vote Native Style panel features local voices

Rock the Vote Native Style held a virtual panel late last week about political engagement, voter participation and building collective power in Indigenous communities across the state.

During the discussion, Rock the Vote Native Style’s Nancy Beaulieu emphasized that elections have consequences. 

The full panel is available on the Rock the Vote Native Style’s Facebook page.

Other local indigenous voices on the panel included Christian Taylor-Johnson, Ernest Joseph Oppegaard-Peltier III, and Simone Senigoles.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north-central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment, and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji and enjoys spending her spare time with her son Logan, daughter Brigid, and pets Vincent and Piper. She also loves reading, Star Trek, and gardening... badly.

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