Mary Peltola, First Alaskan Native Elected to U.S. Congress — Here There and Everywhere

I am dancing for joy this morning as Yup’ic Mary Peltola is headed for Congress. This woman truly represents Alaskans; she is hard-working, and gritty, and her goal is to unite Alaskans. She was elected to fill a temporary position left by Don Young’s death, but will also be on the ballot in November running […]

Mary Peltola, First Alaskan Native Elected to U.S. Congress — Here There and Everywhere

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  1. This is a blessing on so many levels. Patience shines brightly in the nature of indigenous populations. May we all take note of such humble virtues and Lear to apply this ancient traditional wisdom.✌🏼❤️🙏g

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  2. That’s the great thing. I wish all the best to Mary in her work.
    I see that Mary has a typical Finnish last name. It is so common that most like it could not be a native American name. Pelto means field, and the end -la that it is a place or house called Peltola. Do you know anything about her family relations? Many Finnish have married native people in USA and Canada. The offspring of those people are called Finndians.

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