REPORT: New lawmaker wears traditional dress while sworn in as first Native American female Dem in state legislature (PHOTOS)
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The first Native American Democratic woman to be elected to North Dakota’s state legislature was sworn in this week, and wore traditional Native American dress to the ceremony.
Ruth Buffalo, who was elected last month to represent the state’s 27th legislative district, unseated Republican state Rep. Randy Boehning.
The article goes on to state the following:
She is a member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, according to HuffPost.
— The Hill (@thehill) December 6, 2018
In North Dakota’s state Capitol on Monday, Ruth Buffalo stood in the chambers with her hand raised and made history as the first Native American… https://t.co/PJWPLDrIe1
— FNX (@FNXTV) December 5, 2018
Ruth Buffalo, the first Native American Democratic woman elected to North Dakota’s state legislature, wore traditional garb during her swearing-in ceremony: https://t.co/Gg2zE6TP6b
“It’s part of my identity and who I am.”
Photo credit: Facebook/Rep.-elect LaurieBeth Hager pic.twitter.com/jlCMytkLnL
— carla herreria (@carlalove) December 5, 2018
— UltraViolet (@UltraViolet) November 7, 2018
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