Only Native American running for US presidency

Mark Charles, running as an Independent, among those highlighting importance of Native American rights in US election campaigning.

Several people hoping to be the next president of the United States will be in Iowa in the next few days at a forum focusing on Native American issues.

Most are Democrats, but Mark Charles, who is running as an Independent, is the only Native American to run for US presidency.

Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher speaks to Mark Charles.