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Two native women make history taking oath in Congress


January 8, 2019

WASHINGTON – For a first in the United States, two Native American women were sworn into the House of Representatives Thursday. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Sharice Davids (D-Kan.) took the oaths of office as newly-elected representatives. Haaland is a member of the Pueblo of Laguna, and Davids is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Eastern Band of Cherokee representatives went to the capitol to witness the swearing in and to meet with Davids and Haaland.


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