Mary Peltola's very happy birthday
First Alaska Native elected to U.S. Congress.
WASHINGTON — Mary Peltola, a Yup’ik citizen from western rural Alaska, was yesterday elected as the newest member of the U.S. Congress. It was her forty-ninth birthday.
“Thank you to all Alaskans who have put their faith in me as the first woman in Alaska’s history t…
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