A discussion I had today with another student reminded me of the Elijah Harper film.
In it I noted that the same year Aboriginals were allowed to vote, they were also allowed to buy alcohol.
It is alot easier for Aboriginals to buy alcohol on a reserve than it is for them to vote (especially the secluded/more isolated reserves).
I think this needs to change! Even for me, I found it hard. I have not voted since I was allowed to vote. At first, it was because I lived in the city and had to go to my reserve and couldnt find a ride. Now, I live in a completely different county and have to make travels home in sync with the elections. Or apparently, there is such a thing for mail-in votes. But do these mail-in votes exist for Aboriginals. That will be my next task to find out about the magical mail-in votes.