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Native American News Roundup Nov. 6-12, 2022
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Native American News Roundup Nov. 6-12, 2022

WASHINGTON —  Here is a summary of some of the top Native American-related stories in U.S. news this week: Some Wins, Some Losses for Indigenous Candidates in Midterm Vote More than 90 Indigenous candidates ran in Tuesday’s U.S. midterm elections, with 11 congressional candidates. Republican Markwayne Mullin, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, will represent Oklahoma in the U.S. Senate, the first Native American in the Senate since former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, a Republican from Colorado, retired in 2005. Representative Sharice Davids, a Kansas Democrat, won a third term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cole of the Chickasaw Nation will serve an 11th term in Oklahoma’s fourth congressional district. Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, a Cherokee citizen, wo...