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House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States gains new leader

 

February 18, 2021

Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández (D-New Mexico). Courtesy photo

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States has a new leader for the 117th Congress and it's a fresh face for Indian Country.

Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández (D-New Mexico) was announced as chair of the subcommittee on Wednesday. She will be working with Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona), the leader of the larger House Committee on Natural Resources.

"I am honored that Chairman Grijalva and my colleagues entrusted me to serve as Chair of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States," Fernández said in a statement. "I thank them for their support and look forward to working closely with them."

https://www.indianz.com/News/2021/02/17/house-subcommittee-for-indigenous-peoples-of-the-united-states-gains-new-leader/

 

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