Donald J. Trump takes his seat as the 45th president of the United States this Friday. During his campaign and throughout the transition he’s said next-to-nothing about Native Americans and Alaska Natives. What does a Trump administration mean for Native America? What policy agendas will benefit or hurt Native Americans and Alaska Natives? We’ll get some expert opinions from those in the Native American Coalition created in December and others.
Senator Tom Udall – United States Senator from New Mexico
Ross Swimmer (Cherokee Nation) – former principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, former Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs for the U.S. Department of Interior
Sarah Deer (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) – co-director of the Indian Law Program and law professor at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law
William McCabe (Navajo) – principal owner of McCabe and Associates
Break music: Chant (song) Robert Mirabal + Ethel (artist) The River (album)