U.S. Senate Confirms Indian Health Service Director

U.S. Senate Confirms Indian Health Service Director

On September 21, 2022, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Roselyn Tso, a member of the Navajo Nation, as the Director of the Indian Health Service (IHS).  Ms. Tso was nominated by the Biden Administration in March 2022.  She previously served as the Director of the...
Peltola Becomes First Alaska Native Elected to Congress

Peltola Becomes First Alaska Native Elected to Congress

In a historic win, Mary Peltola defeated former Alaska Governor and Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin in a special election for Alaska’s only seat in the House of Representatives. Congresswoman Peltola is Yup’ik, and is the first Alaska Native elected to the...